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Award Levels

Credit Hours Required

Time to Completion

Level 1 Certificate

30-33

1 Year

Level 2 Certificate

46-49

1.5 Years

Associate of Applied Science

64

2 Years

 

 

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting is a two-year degree for students who intend to seek employment upon graduation rather than transfer to a university for continued study. Level I certification exposes students to fundamental business concepts, and Level II certification provides more in depth business content. Career areas may include: accounting clerk, staff accountant, bookkeeper, payroll clerk, cashier, treasurer, administrative assistant, and office manager.

 
Interested in this program?

 

Contact an Advisor!

advising@neosho.edu

(620)432-0311

Program Coordinator

Jim Halstead

Office: (620)432-0306

jhalstead@neosho.edu

Recommended Sequence of Courses

(Fall) Semester I
 
Credit Hours

ACCT 108

College Accounting

    3

MGMK 101

Intro to Business

 3

BUSI 106

Business Math or Approved Math Course

    3

CSIS 100

Computer Concepts and Applications

 3

OTEC 107

Office Systems and Procedures

    3

CURR 100

First Year Seminar

    1

 

Total

    16

(Spring) Semester II
   

ACCT 205

Quickbooks Accounting

    3

MGMK 135

Human Relations and Supervision

    3

OTEC 123

Office Machines

    2

BUSI 118

Business Communications

    3

SOSC 101

American Government

 3

 

Approved Business Program Elective

    3

 

Total

    17

Level I Certificate Credits  

    30-33

(Fall)  Semester III
   

ACCT 201

Financial Accounting I

 3

ACCT 107

Payroll Accounting

    3

MGMK 147

Intro to Management

 3

ENGL 101

English Composition I

 3

HPER 150

Lifetime Fitness

    1

 

Approved General Ed Course

    3

 

Total

    16

Level II Certificate Credits  

    46-49

(Spring)  Semester IV
   

ACCT 202

Managerial Accounting

 3

COMM 213 / 207

Interpersonal Communications or Fundamentals of Speech

  3

ECON 200 / 201

Microeconomics or Macroeconomics

 3

BUSI 114

Business Law

    3

CSIS 111

Spreadsheet Applications

    1

BUSI 112

Business Field Study or Approved Business Program Elective

    2

 

Total

    15

                      Associate of Applied Science Degree Program Credits

     64

 Courses marked with this symbol are approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may be eligible for transfer. Please visit the NCCC Registrar to learn more.  Visit Kansas Board of Regents Transfer and Articulation website for additional information.


Program Outcomes
  1. Apply the steps in the accounting cycle in business accounting systems.
  2. Prepare basic external financial statements including the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.
  3. Evaluate basic financial statements with widely used accounting ratios.
  4. Perform accounting procedures for a firm’s internal information needs.
  5. Explain and employ the accrual basis of accounting.
  6. Define basic generally accepted accounting principles.
  7. Demonstrate the proper use of a computerized accounting system.
  8. Compute and prepare payroll checks.
  9. Prepare the required Federal and Kansas payroll reports.
  10. Make ethical decisions incorporating the standards of the profession.
Accreditation

The associate of Applied Science degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

All NCCC business degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS  66213 USA. (913) 339-9356www.acbsp.org