2016-2017 Catalog

Associate in Arts in Accounting

The Associate in Arts in Accounting program prepares students 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.

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

This program is not available in Arkansas. This program is not available at the New Jersey campuses and is available in an online-only format to New Jersey students. Students enrolled in this program in Florida and North Carolina must follow the requirements in the catalog section applicable to their state. This program is called the "Associate of Applied Business in Accounting" in Ohio.


Area I-Core Component

ACC 100Accounting I

BUS 100Introduction to Business

CIS 105Introduction to Information Systems

ENG 115English Composition

COM 101Effective Communication Skills

MAT 104Algebra with Applications

Total Credit Hours:27.0

Area II-Major Component

ACC 206Accounting II

ACC 303Intermediate Accounting I

ACC 304Intermediate Accounting II

ACC 305Intermediate Accounting III

ACC 306Microcomputer Applications for Accountants

ACC 307Federal Taxation

ACC 350Cost Accounting

LEG 100Business Law I

Total Credit Hours:36.0

Area III-General Education Component

ENG 215Research and Writing

HUM 111World Cultures I


HUM 112World Cultures II

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:22.5

Area IV-Elective Component

These courses are selected in consultation with the Academic Advisor.

Total Credit Hours:4.5

All courses are 4.5  quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 90