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Business Management: AccountingBusiness Management: Accounting
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

Catalog Year 2015-2016

MHCC Faculty Advisers:
Harry DeWolf: 503-491-6025
Room AC2685
Harry.DeWolf@mhcc.edu

Amber Lamadrid: 503-491-7226
Room AC2684
Amber.Lamadrid@mhcc.edu

A two-year accounting degree is a great place to get started in the job market and gain some work experience, especially if students don’t have the time or the money to get a four-year business degree. Graduates of MHCC’s Business Management: Accounting AAS degree program are well prepared for accounting placement exams. Graduates compete for positions as:

  • Accounting manager
  • Full-charge bookkeeper
  • Staff accountant
  • Accounts payable manager, etc.

Program Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid foundation of accounting concepts
  • Apply experience in computerized commercial accounting package and electronic spreadsheets
  • Process payroll, meeting all the needs of the employer and the legal reporting requirements
  • Analyze financial statements and use accounting information to assist management in becoming more profitable and efficient
First Quarter (Fall)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
BA101 Introduction to Business
4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
4
BA211 Principles of Accounting I
4
MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher) 1, ‡
4
16
Second Quarter (Winter)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
BA212 Principles of Accounting II
3
BA223 Principles of Marketing
4
BA285 Leadership and Human Relations
3
BT210ZEB Excel - Level II
1
WR121 English Composition
4
15
Third Quarter (Spring)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
BA213 Principles of Accounting III
4
BA224 Human Resource Management
3
BA228 Computer Accounting Applications
3
HUM202 Age of Technology: Ethics in the Workplace
3
13
Fourth Quarter (Fall)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
BA205 Business Communications
4
BA206 Management and Supervisory Fundamentals
4
BA220 Tax Accounting
3
BA222 Finance
3
Health and Physical Education requirement‡
3
17
Fifth Quarter (Winter)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
BA177

Payroll Accounting and Payroll Tax Filing Requirements

3
BA226 Introduction to Business Law
4
BUS286 Career Management
4
EC2021 Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
4
15
Sixth Quarter (Spring)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
BA250 Small Business Management
4
BA271 Financial Statement Analysis
3
WE280BU_ Cooperative Education Internship3
2
Business elective2
6-7
15-16
Total Credits 91-92

1 A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
2 Business electives may be selected from any business course (AC, BA, BT or HT) not already included in this curriculum.
3 Instructor and dean consent is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.
‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree requirements, page 22 of the printed catalog.

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