Accounting Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Business Administration

(Accounting Concentration)

Credits required 64-66

Dean William Berardi

Program contact Cecil Leonard, Department

Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Goals Statement

The Business Administration career program provides training in the various organizational functions, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills students need to compete in today‘s global business environment. In this option, students can focus on accounting and qualify for entry-level accounting positions. All the Business programs share common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

After BCC

Graduates seek employment as junior staff accountants, bookkeepers, loan service representatives, tax preparation assistants, credit and collection associates, and junior financial analysts. The program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce immediately after graduation.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs Web site at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Program Information

The faculty have years of practical experience that makes your education relevant to the workplace.

Infused General Education Competencies

Ethical Dimensions, Multicultural Perspective

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ECN 111Principles of Economics — Macro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16
CSS 101: (or completion of Division 3 First-Year Experience Summer or Intersession orientation or documented First-Year Experience or equivalent)

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Scientific Reasoning and Discovery Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

See General Education Competency Courses - Scientific Reasoning and Discovery for course listings

Core Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

ACC 114Introduction to QuickBooks Pro

1 credit

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:21-22

ACC 114: (requirement can be satisfied by completing ACC 150)1 credit

Concentration Courses

ACC 201Intermediate Accounting I

3 credits

ACC 202Intermediate Accounting II

3 credits

ACC 255Federal Taxation I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Choose three courses from the list below for a total of 9 credits

ACC 150Small Business Financial Software

3 credits

ACC 253Cost Accounting

3 credits

ACC 256Federal Taxation II

3 credits

ACC 257Managerial Accounting

3 credits

ACC 258Auditing

3 credits

ACC 259Analysis of Financial Statements

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

ELECTIVE: (Choose from ACC, BNK, BUS, CED, MAN, MAR, RES, or RMN)

Program Electives – choose one of the following

BUS 112Personal Financial Planning

3 credits

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

BUS 155Business Ethics

3 credits

BUS 253Corporation Finance

3 credits

BUS 260International Business

3 credits

MAN 152Purchasing

3 credits

MAN 251Human Resources Management

3 credits

MAN 290Managing an Enterprise

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

ECN 111Principles of Economics — Macro

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

And

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Or

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Accounting Elective

3 credits

ACC 114Introduction to QuickBooks Pro

1 credit

ACC 201Intermediate Accounting I

3 credits

ACC 255Federal Taxation I

3 credits

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

Elective - Science

3 -4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Accounting Elective

3 credits

Business Elective

3 credits

Program elective

3 credits

ACC 202Intermediate Accounting II

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

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