2019-2020 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Pierce College Catalog

Applied Accounting (AAS) Course Map


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Created by Pierce faculty, this map outlines the initial coursework for this career field. It provides you a clear path to complete your degree by listing a specific set of courses relevant to your program and career.  The map is designed with the appropriate number of credits and meets degree requirements. Courses are organized in a recommended sequence; please schedule accordingly. If a course is unavailable, select the next appropriate course within the sequence. For each course, a purpose statement explains how the content relates to your career field. On this map, there may be instances when you will be required to select a course from several options. Use these purpose statements and notes to choose the course that best aligns with your interests and needs. You will also find action items to complete to assure you progress and graduate on time.  While this map is a great guide to courses required to complete the Associate of Applied Science Applied Accounting, you are responsible for fulfilling all degree requirements.  Questions? Your Success Network is ready to help you!

1. College Success


  • COLLG 110 College Success (3 credits)
  • Course purpose: A foundational course to explore and affirm a career choice and build upon the skills, knowledge, and resources that will support you at Pierce College and beyond.

2. Communications Course Recommendation


Choose one

3. Math Course Recommendation


Choose one

  • BTECA 117 Business Mathematics (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: Math skills are needed to interpret and apply financial information. This is also key to proper data entry and transaction classification.

  • MATH 147 Business Precalculus (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: This course is recommended for Business DTA majors or if you are planning on transferring to another institution after Pierce to continue towards their 4 year degree.

Action Item: Meet with Advisor


Use your Success Network! In your first quarter, meet with your advisor to revisit your career and transfer path, make adjustments to your goals as needed, and plan for your next steps.

4. Principles of Accounting I, II, and III


Take one course each quarter until courses are finished.

5. English Course Recommendation


Choose one

6. Business Law


Action Item: Check Business Path


Credit for courses listed after these will not count toward a Business DTA, so if you are planning on work transferring to a 4-year university, this is the right time to switch paths.

7. Human Relations in the Workplace


8. Microsoft Word Skills


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9. Leading Teams through Innovation and Change


Action Item: Apply for Graduation


Way to go! It is time to apply for graduation. Visit the Pierce College Graduation website for details. https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/graduation

10. QuickBooks


11. Ten-Key Mastery


12. Spreadsheet Applications


13. Federal Income Tax Preparation


14. Introduction to Computer Information Systems


15. Accounting Systems


16. Payroll and Business Taxes


17. Nonprofit Management and Reporting


18. Accounting/Management Course Recommendation


Choose one

19. Recommended courses to meet graduation requirements


Choose one

Total Credits 95


Program Code: 505D


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