Dec 07, 2022  
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog 
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Accounting (AAS)

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Associate of Applied Science Degree
Code: 203
Not designed as a Transfer Program

Purpose: This degree is designed for those who seek employment in accounting positions.

Program Information: Individuals who are seeking their first accounting-related position or those presently in the field who are seeking additional knowledge and skills may benefit from this program.

Occupational Objectives: Career development for individuals seeking positions such as accounting technician, junior accountant, or accounting trainee. Possible job titles include accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk, auditor in the hospitality industry, and other entry-level positions requiring accounting skills. The skills may also be useful for those in retail management and entrepreneurs who wish to better manage their cash flows and financial planning.

Graduation Requirements: Students entering the Accounting associate degree program are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111  and ENG 112 , in order to graduate. The WIC for this program is BUS 200 . Students who are awarded transfer credit for this course from another institution may fulfill the WIC requirement for this degree program by completing another WIC.

Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.

Total Minimum Credits: 64

Students may substitute a higher-level math course in place of MTH 154  and substitute MTH 245  in place of BUS 220  

A list of courses that fulfills the requirements for the Humanities and Social Science Electives can be found on the Transfer Course Electives  page. 

Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.

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