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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog

Business/Accounting Concentration, A.A.S.


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Degree: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Accreditation. Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 W. 119th St., Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356, www.acbsp.org.

Program description. The Business program encompasses related disciplines in these general concentrations: Accounting , Culinary Arts , Hospitality , and Management . Students have the opportunity to earn a degree in a cross-disciplinary environment that reflects the trend in industry. The program employs instructors with years of practical experience and is guided by working professionals.

Accounting concentration. The Accounting concentration offers a core curriculum that provides the academic and technical background for individuals who wish to prepare for entry-level accounting positions in business and industry using both accounting and personal computer skills. The curriculum is designed to enable the graduate to apply principles of accounting to business situations and to understand other functions of business: marketing, management, finance and information processing.

Typical job opportunities: Staff accountant, accounts payable technician, accounts receivable analyst, payroll technician, income tax preparer

Program goals. Upon completion of a Business program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:

  1. Apply the basic principles of Business.
  2. Integrate business disciplines.
  3. Identify problems and use appropriate techniques to find solutions.
  4. Work independently and function on a team.
  5. Demonstrate basic math, verbal and written communications, and the use of technology.
  6. Qualify for entry-level positions in business.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the global nature of business.

Contact(s): Business and Computer Technology, (865) 694-6656

Courses and Course Sequence


This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student’s responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. An academic advisor is provided for each student. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with his/her assigned advisor.

Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 60


1HUM/FA
See the General Education  section of this Catalog for electives.

2ACCT 2392
To enroll in this Internship course, students must be in pursuit of an A.A.S. degree in Business with an Accounting concentration; have completed 15 hours of ACCT courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA in ACCT courses and an overall minimum 2.0 GPA; be enrolled in the semester in which the student will graduate; have completed and submitted the Internship application to the BCT internship coordinator prior to enrollment in the course and beginning of the term. Application and instructions are available on the Business and Computer Technology Internships webpage.

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