Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 63-64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • ACC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 102 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 207 Income Tax Accounting
  • ACC 210 Computer Applications in Accounting
  • ACC 212 Accounting for Government and Not-For-Profit Agencies
  • BUS 120 Introduction to Business
  • BUS 123 Business Communications
  • BUS 222 Marketing
  • BUS 227 Business Law
  • BUS 250 Business Internship

General Education

  • CSC 134 Core Word, CSC 135 Core Excel, and CSC 136 PowerPoint or BUS/CSC 212 MS Excel for Business Applications
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics
  • 3 credits of SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • 3 credits of SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics (MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I or MAT 200 Statistics recommended)
  • 3-4 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • Natural Sciences
    • World (Foreign) Language
    • The Arts
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations
  • 2 credit hours of Health/Physical Education (HPE) Electives

SUNY General Education Electives

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