Accounting

Associate in Applied Science

Credits: 103  |   Length of Program: 8 quarters

Subject: Accounting

Ed Plan / Class List
General Education Requirements

Communication

ENGL&101 English Composition I 5 Credits Search Schedule
Develops writing skills by focusing on strategies and techniques writers use to convey ideas, evaluate information, make a point, and participate in multiple discourse communities. Emphasizes both the process and the product of writing. This course was formerly known as WRIT 101, College Writing I. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test scores OR appropriate completion of ENGL 095, ENGL 095X, or ENGL 098 OR concurrent enrollment in ENGL 110 with instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, COMMUNICATION, GER-CIS, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION, AAS-COMMUNICATION: Reading/Writing, AAS-READING-WRITING

Additional Communication - choose one of the following:
ENGL&235 Technical Writing 5 Credits Search Schedule
Introduces technical writing skills necessary to communicate effectively in the workplace. Emphasizes written documents, successful teamwork strategies, and ethical considerations in workplace communication. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, GER-CIS, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION, AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION
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CMST&210 Interpersonal Communication: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Focuses on understanding and developing interpersonal communication skills needed to build and maintain healthy one-on-one relationships in both personal and professional contexts. Examines how diverse communication styles can impact relationships. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES, AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS
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CMST&220 Public Speaking 5 Credits Search Schedule
Introduction to oral communication theory and to public speaking/listening practice as applied to a variety of settings and audiences. Students will learn to verbally inform and/or demonstrate and persuade an audience using a variety of speech types. Covers speech preparation, critical listening and thinking, and individual and group presentation techniques. This course was formerly known as SPCH 101, Introduction to Public Speaking. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION, AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION
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CMST&230 Small Group Communication: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Introduces small group communication theories and concepts with applications. Explores the communication processes used when people enter diverse organizational contexts or interact in professional and everyday life small groups. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, GER-CIS, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES, AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION, DIVERSITY
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OFTEC260 Business Communication 5 Credits Search Schedule
Explores the principles of effective communication in business emphasizing the human relations factor, through correspondence, report writing, and an oral presentation. OFTEC 160 recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING

Human Relations - choose one of the following:

BUS260 Principles of Management: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Describes the functions of management with an emphasis on current management issues, including the impact of diversity in the workplace. Prerequisite: BUS& 101.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS
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HUM121 Multicultural America: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Explores the history, cultures, and contributions of various race and ethnic groups in the United States and the complex notion of an "American" identity throughout U.S. history. Emphasizes the impacts of power, privilege, and socialization on our understanding of race and ethnicity in the American context. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 098 or ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
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PSYC116 Psychology of Human Relations: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Introduces students to the psychology of human relationships. Examines how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors impact communication in a multicultural world. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 098 or ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
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CMST&210 Interpersonal Communication: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Focuses on understanding and developing interpersonal communication skills needed to build and maintain healthy one-on-one relationships in both personal and professional contexts. Examines how diverse communication styles can impact relationships. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES, AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS
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CMST&230 Small Group Communication: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Introduces small group communication theories and concepts with applications. Explores the communication processes used when people enter diverse organizational contexts or interact in professional and everyday life small groups. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, GER-CIS, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES, AAS-ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATION, DIVERSITY

For degree-seeking students: CMST& 210, and CMST& 230 may NOT count for two categories

 

Diversity Requirement 
Diversity-designated courses at South Puget Sound Community College provide opportunities for students to develop awareness of their own social and cultural identities, seek understanding of others, and cultivate skills to communicate across cultures and differences. All programs require the completion of a diversity course.


 

Effective Catalog Year 2020-2021

Revision Date: 
May 1, 2020