Program Overview

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Accounting


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/acc
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
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Accounting programs prepare students to compile and analyze business records and prepare financial reports such as income statements, balance sheets, costs studies, tax returns, and other internal reports.

To complete an A.A.S., students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Success Advisor to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements.


Recommended Plan of Study

Required Prerequisite Coursework

2 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Accounting in Business **
(This course provides an alternate path for
students to meet ACC 121 prerequisite)

2

First Semester

13-14 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Financial Accounting

4

BUS 121

Introduction To Business

3

course

English Composition I

3

course

College Algebra * or

course

Finite Mathematics or

course

Business Statistics or

course

Calculus for Business and Social Science

3-4

Second Semester

16 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Managerial Accounting

4

course +

Business Law I

3

course

Comprehensive Spreadsheets

3

course

Fundamentals of Speech

3

course

Critical Thinking

3

Third Semester

16 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Federal Taxation of Entities

3

course

Intermediate Accounting I

4

course

Managerial Communication

3

course

Introduction to Computers

3

course

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Fourth Semester

15-17 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Payroll Accounting

2

course

Introduction to Quickbooks

2

course

Accounting Capstone Experience

1

course

Cost Accounting

3

course

Principles of Management

3

course

Business Ethics or

course

Internship I

1-3

course

Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Hours for A.A.S. Degree

60-63

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

+ Cross listed with LGL 221

* There are prerequisites for MTH 122. If you do not meet those prerequisites, begin taking those classes this semester – use summer for the additional math class if needed. Certain courses are only offered certain semesters. Please check the course scheduling guide listed on the web.

** If needed, students should consider taking ACC 110 in the Summer Session before taking ACC 121.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact your Academic Success Advisor or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.