Keiser University

Accounting, AA (ACCTG)

Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Accounting focuses on entry-level accounting skills needed in today’s business environment.  The program provides a basic understanding of essential business skills and addresses unique skills needed by an accounting clerk.  Accounting topics include: federal taxation, financial accounting and the use of accounting software.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

  • To develop students’ ability to understand basic accounting/tax concepts and  to prepare basic financial statements
  • To develop students’ ability to accurately record business transactions and perform basic data analysis techniques
  • To assist students to develop a basic understanding of common business and accounting software applications
  • To develop student’s understanding of essential business functions including the importance of good communication skills, writing skills, and ethical business practices

Prerequisites for Major Courses

None.

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Arts degree in Accounting, students must earn 60.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:

Accounting Major Courses ( 24 credit hours )
* Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
* Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
* Accounting Information for Business Decisions 3.0 credit hours
Business Law 3.0 credit hours
Financial Management 3.0 credit hours
*Integrated Accounting 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours
* Principle of Taxation 3.0 credit hours

* Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Lower Division General Education Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )

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