2016-2017 Catalog

Associate in Arts in Accounting

The Associate in Arts in Accounting program prepares an accounting student for entry-level positions in business.

The graduate of the Associate in Arts program may apply all the credits earned toward a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Strayer University.

Also available: a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accounting.

Courses earned from Strayer University do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing examinations to practice certain professions in any state. All students interested in practicing a regulated accounting profession requiring licensure from a state regulatory agency should contact the appropriate state regulatory agency in the field of their interest. A listing of contact information for the most common accounting-related licensing boards is available on the Strayer University website at: http://www.strayer.edu/quick-links-and-contacts/student-consumer-information/information-licensed-careers

Licensing information is also available from the following web sites: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, www.cpa-exam.org , National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, www.nasba.org , Institute of Internal Auditors, www.theiia.org , Institute of Management Accountants, www.imanet.org , Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation, www.acatcredentials.org .


Area I-Core Component

ACC 100Accounting I

BUS 100Introduction to Business

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Area II-Major Component

ACC 206Accounting II

ACC 303Intermediate Accounting I

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Area III-General Education Component

CIS 105Introduction to Information Systems

COM 101Effective Communication Skills

COM 201Oral Communication & Persuasion

ENG 115English Composition

ENG 215Research and Writing

HIS 104American History to 1865


HIS 105American History after 1865


POL 110U.S. Government

HUM 111World Cultures I

HUM 112World Cultures II

MAT 104Algebra with Applications

PHI 210Critical Thinking

PSY 100Psychology of Adjustment


PSY 105Introduction to Psychology


PSY 115Psychology of Success

SCI 110Introduction to Physical Science

SCI 115Introduction to Biology


SCI 200Environmental Science

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

Total Credit Hours:63.0

Area IV-Elective Component

These courses are selected in consultation with the Academic Advisor.

Total Credit Hours:9.0

All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 90.0

Degree Requirements