Accounting - A.A.S.

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The A.A.S. in Accounting Program at Navarro College is designed to help prepare students for entry level accounting positions in accounting firms, industry or government. The program can provide a solid foundation in accounting principles and students will be able to demonstrate accounting and technology competency through hands-on application. Upon successful completion of this program, students will have a strong accounting foundation for entrance into the accounting field. Students will also have the opportunity to pursue certification(s) and/or expand their educational experience.

Articulated credit may be available for some courses students completed while in high school.

Freshman Year

Fall

COSC 1401Introduction - Computing

4

MATH 1324Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences

3

Elective

1

ACNT 1303Introduction to Accounting I

3

POFT 1301Business English

3

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Elective: recommended- POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding

Spring

ACNT 1329Payroll & Business Tax Account

3

ACNT 1304Introduction to Accounting II

3

ACNT 1411Introduction to Computerized Accounting

4

POFT 2312Business Correspondence & Communications

3

Total Credit Hours:13

ACNT 1329, ACNT 1304, ACNT 1411, POFT 2312: Prerequisite required – see course catalog inventory for more information.

Sophomore Year

Fall

ACNT 1331Federal Income Tax: Individual

3

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACNT 1305Forensic Accounting

3

ACNT 2302Accounting Capstone

3

OR

ACNT 1368Practicum-Accounting/Technology/Tech

3

BUSI 1301Business Principles

3

Total Credit Hours:15

ACNT 1305: Prerequisite required – see course catalog inventory for more information.

ACNT 2301, ACNT 2302, ACNT 1368: Prerequisite: Meet TSI College-readiness standard for Mathematics: or equivalent.

Spring

Approved Language / Philosophy / Culture

3

Approved Creative Arts

3

ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

ECON 2301Principles - Economics Macro

3

OR

ECON 2302Principles Economics Micro

3

SPCH 1321Business & Professional Communication

3

OR

SPCH 1315Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:15

ACCT 2302: Prerequisite required – see course catalog inventory for more information.

Recommended co-requisite: Math 1324-Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences.

***Practicum or Accounting Capstone must be taken in the sequence provided in the degree plan and requires 336 hrs. (Approximately 21 hrs/wk during a 16 week course) of workplace training. The practicum may or may not be paid, and the student is responsible for locating their own internship under the guidance of the program coordinator before the semester begins. The accounting capstone may be taken in place of the practicum. Contact the program coordinator the semester prior to course registration.