Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Accounting

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time

Fall, Spring or Summer

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

2 years (4 semesters)

Technical Accounting certificate is also available. See advisor for information.

Kirkwood Community College offers several options for students interested in accounting careers. This program provides students with the background they need to enter general accounting, cost accounting, finance, credit or other specialized areas of financial accounting and financial reporting. A degree in accounting provides students with a variety of options and opportunities.

Career opportunities: accounting clerks, cost accounting, general accounting, governmental accounting, internal accounting, office managers, payroll clerks.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

4

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

ENG-105

Composition I

3

MAT-140

Finite Math

3

–––––––

Elective

3

 

 

16

Second Semester

ACC-156

Managerial Accounting

4

ACC-160

Payroll Accounting

2

ACC-311

Computer Accounting

3

ACC-362

Accounting Spreadsheets

4

ENG-108

Composition II: Technical Writing

3

 

 

16

Third Semester

ACC-222

Cost Accounting

4

ACC-231

Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACC-265

Income Tax Accounting

4

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3

 

 

15

Fourth Semester

ACC-232

Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACC-491

Accounting Capstone

3

ECN-130

Principles of Microeconomics

3

–––––––

Elective

3

–––––––

Humanities core

3

 

 

16

Total program credit hours

63

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