Accounting Assistant AAS

Business Management and Computer Sciences | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Associate Assistant of Applied Science degree in Accounting at Clackamas Community College. In two years, you can learn the skills to meet the growing demand for well-trained accountants.

With nearly every company in need of skilled accountants, an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting from Clackamas Community College opens the door to many different professional jobs like junior accountants and assistant auditors. You can even go directly to Oregon Institute of Technology to finish your four-year degree.

Accounting Assistant AAS

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Description and Outcomes

Accounting Assistant Core Requirements

*Complete BA-156 or EC-201
  • BA-156
  • Business Forecasting
  • 3
  • EC-201
  • Principles of Economics: MICRO
  • 4
 
Complete the following Accounting Assistant Core Requirements
  • BA-101
  • Introduction to Business
  • 4
  • BA-111
  • General Accounting I
  • 4
  • BA-131
  • Introduction to Business Computing
  • 4
  • BA-177
  • Payroll Accounting
  • 3
  • BA-205
  • Business Communications With Technology
  • 4
  • BA-211
  • Financial Accounting I
  • 4
  • BA-212
  • Financial Accounting II
  • 4
  • BA-213
  • Decision Making With Accounting Information
  • 4
  • BA-216
  • Cost Accounting
  • 3
  • BA-217
  • Budgeting for Managers
  • 3
  • BA-218
  • Personal Finance
  • 4
  • BA-226
  • Business Law I
  • 4
  • BA-227
  • Business Law II
  • 4
  • BA-228
  • Computerized Accounting
  • 3
  • BA-240
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • 4
  • BA-255
  • Advanced Topics in Accounting
  • 4
  • BA-256
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • 4
  • CS-135S
  • Microsoft Excel
  • 3
  • WR-227
  • Technical Report Writing
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete BA-104
  • BA-104
  • Business Math
  • 3
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete BA-285
  • BA-285
  • Human Relations in Business
  • 4
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete 1 credit. Please refer to page 82 of the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

Program Electives

Complete 3-4 credits of Accounting Assistant Program Electives. This may consist of any Business Administration (BA) or Business Technology (BT) course not included in the Accounting Assistant program.
 

Note

*Students who take BA-156 must complete 4 elective credits. Students who take EC-201 must complete 3 elective credits.
 
Total Credits Required: 90
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Contact Us

Becky Fidler

503-594-3071

becky.fidler@clackamas.edu

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