This program is designed for students who intend to obtain bachelor’s degrees in accounting. It provides general education requirements and basic accounting courses. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their SFCC advisers to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Read, prepare, analyze, and appraise financial statements.
- Appraise financial information for effective decision-making.
- Explain the relationships between the four functions of management.
- Analyze and interpret data using descriptive and inferential statistics for business decision making.
- Describe relevant elements of the American legal system and their impact on business.
- Apply key economic concepts to the evaluation of relationships among individuals, businesses and government entities.
- Evaluate organizational performance based on ethics, law, sustainability and social responsibility.
- Apply relevant technology to communication processes.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (37 HRS. MIN.)
Communications (9 hrs.)
ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)
ENGL 216 Technical Writing (3)
SPCH 111 Public Speaking (3)
SPCH 225 Small-Group Communication (3)
Mathematics (4 hrs.)
MATH 121 College Algebra (4) or higher
Laboratory Science (8 hrs.)
Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 hrs.)
BSAD 235 Human Relations in the Workplace (3)
ECON 200 Principles of Economics –
Macroeconomics (3) S
ECON 201 Principles of Economics –
Microeconomics (3) S
Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hrs.)
BSAD 270 Business Ethics (3) S
Humanities and Fine Arts course (3)
The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences
and Humanities and Fine Arts areas should equal
15 credit hours.
Health and Wellness (1 hr.)
CORE REQUIREMENTS: (32 HRS.)
ACCT 121 Principles of Accounting I (4)
ACCT 122 Principles of Accounting II (4)
ACCT 125 Computerized Accounting –
ACCT 221 Intermediate Accounting I (4)
BSAD 211 Principles of Management (3)
BSAD 232 Business Law I (3) þ
BSAD 245 Corporate Finance (3)
BSAD 260 Business Statistical Analysis (4)
OFTC 111 Business Software Essentials (4)
Six credit hours of the A.A. and A.S. must come from an approved list of courses that satisfy the following requirements. These are not meant to be additional hours in the degree but are, instead, existing courses that satisfy the requirement and appear anywhere in the degree.
- Cultural Perspectives (3 credit hours)
- Sustainable Living (3 credit hours)
NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.
TOTAL 69 CREDITS MIN.