Accounting - Associate in Applied Science

Business, Finance & Office Administration Pathway

93-104 Credits   |   9 Quarters

Pathway at a Glance

You have an eye for opportunity and demand—learn how to organize, plan, manage, and play a key role in the fast-paced and growing world of business. From small businesses to Fortune 500 environments, your future as an accountant, advertising executive, or administrative assistant begins in our Business, Finance, and Office Administration Pathway. Studies in this pathway will help you build critical success skills to graduate and reach your goals quickly.


Courses by Quarter
Quarter Plan: 
Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the Accounting Program, the successful student will be able to:

  • In a complex setting, students will be able to gather and analyze a variety of information using accounting concepts to draw appropriate and supportable conclusions
  • Clearly express in a variety of forms accounting information that is useful to a broad class of decision-makers
  • Properly select quantitative and qualitative accounting data and apply a process to the data in order to reach accurate and reliable conclusions
  • Recognize ethical dilemmas in the workplace and assess the consequences of these dilemmas
  • Identify and adjust to workplace differences in order to operate collaboratively and effectively in an organizational setting


The SPSCC college-wide abilities are embedded into each program:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Think logically and critically
  • Evaluate and process quantitative and symbolic data
  • Understand themselves in relation to others in a multicultural world
  • Understand ethical responsibilities and consequences


Revision Date: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022