An Associate in accounting degree is designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the accounting field. Our accredited program combines a concentration in accounting, business, and general education subjects.
With this program, you can graduate with a degree in two years. Credits are also fully transferable to the four year accounting major at Trine, and it serves as an excellent program for just this purpose. The Associate in accounting program requires 22 credits of general education, 38 credits in business courses for a total of 60 credit hours.
Our faculty are experts in the accounting field, with both US and international corporate experience, both in Europe and Africa. Our real world program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting methods and practices. We teach using the most popular small business accounting software, Quickbooks, as an integral part of the program.
This program is appropriate for positions in businesses that require a small but knowledgeable accounting staff such as accounts receivable clerk, accounting assistant, billing clerk, bookkeeper, payroll clerk, etc.
General Education Requirements - 22 credit hours
ENG 133 Technical Communication or ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
ECO 213 Microeconomics
or ECO 223 Macroeconomics
MA 113 College Algebra
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
Mathematics or Science Elective - 1 credit hour
Program Requirements - 30 credit hours
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 123 Business Concepts
LAW 203 Business Law & Ethics
MK 203 Marketing
AC 303 Cost Accounting I
AC 323 Intermediate Accounting I
AC 333 Intermediate Accounting II
AC 373 Accounting Information Systems
AC 423 Personal Income Tax
or AC 463 Auditing
Additional Requirements - 8 credit hours
BA 101 University Experience or BA 102 University Experience
or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation
BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
COM 213 Business Communication,
or BA 113 Business Computer Applications,
or PSY 113 Psychology - Select 6 of the 9 credit hours
For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.
Associate in Accounting