Dec 06, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Accounting, A.S.


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HEGIS: 5002.00
PROGRAM CODE: 01045

DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Accounting degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. explain the meaning of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  2. prepare and interpret the following financial statement: statement of stockholder’s equity
  3. prepare journal entries
  4. distinguish between financial, managerial and cost accounting
  5. identify current federal income tax laws and regulations
  6. identify the major economic systems and identify the ways to measure economic performance
  7. describe the differences in the major business ownership formats, including e-business
  8. explain how civil law applies to two primary aspects of private enterprise: the laws of contracts and torts
  9. perform tasks using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  10. explain the function of financial markets and financial intermediaries in the economy
  11. explain the concept of time value of money
  12. apply financial information to managerial decision-making

College Requirements:


Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.

Civic Engagement Experiences:


One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200  or ENG 2400  also satisfies this requirement.

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core Courses are specified for a category they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

*Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 18 Credits):


When Flexible Core Courses are specified for a category they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

One course from each Group A to E. and one (1) additional course from any Group.

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Pathways Flexible Core


IF ECO 1200  OR ECO 1300  is taken to satisfy Pathways Flexible Core, THEN choose one (1) of the following courses. IF BOTH ECO 1200  and ECO 1300  are taken to satisfy Pathways Flexible Core, then choose two (2) of the following courses:

Electives:


1 credit sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Notes:


**This is a 4-credit course. For Financial Aid, TAP will count 3 credits towards your degree requirements. Additional credit(s) will go towards electives, if available. Consultation with a program advisor to address financial aid and academic planning is highly recommended.

Total Credits: 60


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