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Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Description: The Accounting Associate Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of accounting careers in today’s technology-driven workplaces. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will calculate costs, depreciation, and disposal of plant assets.
• Students will produce an adjusted and in-balance set of books utilizing computerized accounting software.
• Students will process and record payroll transactions utilizing a simulated computerized payroll accounting system.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton

Length of Program: Five (5) semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Accounting, Associate of Applied Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 67 Minimum semester hour credits required for graduation


Credit Hours

1. General Core Courses 15
Area I: Language Arts/Communication 3
Required Course(s):
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics 3
Required Course(s):
One Mathematics Course
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts 3
And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3
General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
COLL 1500 Student Success
3. Occupational Courses (49 hours)
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1115 Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
ACCT 1125 Individual Tax Accounting 3
ACCT 1130 Payroll Accounting 3
ACCT 2000 Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT Elec Accounting Electives 9
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
ELEC OPEN Any TCSG Approved Elective 9
Tawzer, Melody
Accounting Program Chair
School of Business
O: (229) 391-2621
Westbrook, Garrett
Accounting Faculty
Business & Computer Technology
O: (229) 225-5078
Young, Ann
Business & Computer Technology
Veterans Parkway
Moultrie, Georgia 31788
O: (229) 217-4197