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2017-2018 College Catalog
Tulsa Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog

Accounting AAS, Accounting Specialist Option

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Program Description

This program is designed to provide the student with an effective working knowledge of the various accounting principles and accounting practices. The student will develop the skills necessary to communicate in a business environment utilizing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), double entry accounting, accounts receivable, and accounts payable management, reconciling, budgeting, cost accounting, and compiling and analyzing reports. This program also provides training for those people who need accounting for effective business operations such as owners, managers, or employees. The degree requires a total of 60 credit hours of which 30 are in accounting.

For More Information Contact:
School of Business and Information Technology
Southeast Campus: (918) 595-7639

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Analyze the impact of business transactions on the accounting equation.
  • Prepare and analyze a standard set of financial statements for internal and external purposes.
  • Export data from software packages to Microsoft Excel and save as PDFs.
  • Perform the monthly bank reconciliation and find and correct errors it reveals.
  • Set up and open a company using various software systems.
  • Calculate adjusted gross income, taxable income, and tax liability for individuals.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).


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Student Organizations

Take advantage of all that a student organization for business students has to offer by joining Phi Beta Lambda.  For more information speak with any business faculty member or stop by a Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Accounting Specialist Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 18

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 42

Total Credit Hours: 60

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