The degree prepares students for accounting positions in the private and public sectors, in areas such as banking and finance, retail and wholesale, and government. To earn an Associate of Science in Accounting, students must complete 21 specified units below, the college's General Education requirements and/or elective units for a minimum of 60 units.
The associate degree in accounting prepares students for entry-level positions and promotional opportunities in accounting, taxation and administrative departments of businesses in areas such as manufacturing, merchandising, financial service, wholesale trades, and government. Specialized training in accounting enables students to maintain accounting records and develop financial reports and make effective use of financial information for analysis and decision-making. Entry-level employment opportunities include positions in accounts receivable and accounts payable, payroll, income tax preparation, and cost accounting. Promotional opportunities include higher-level responsibilities in these areas and the areas of general ledger, financial statement preparation, and financial statement analysis.
(Y1 or S1)
|Required Core Courses||Course||Title||Units||Year/Semester|
(Y1 or S1)
|ACCT M40||Accounting Ethics||3|
|ACCT M50||Principles of Income Taxation||3|
|ACCT M60||Excel for Accounting I||3|
|ACCT M70||Payroll Accounting||3|
|ACCT M110||Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT M120||Managerial Accounting||3|
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Votes were certified on 10/06/21
Robert Cabral · 10/05/21
Harriett Happel · 10/05/21
Alan Price · 10/05/21
Maria Clinton · 10/13/21
Debbie Newcomb · 10/13/21
Margaret Lau · 10/07/21
Concerns about the posted Advisory Committee minutes have been communicated to Moorpark College colleagues.