Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Accounting

This program is no longer accepting new students and/or re-entering students into the program.
Delivery Method: On-Ground and Online Modality
Campus: Rockford, IL Only

The program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level positions in accounting or management. These career opportunities may be in such areas as accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll accounting, tax preparation or various entry-level management positions. In addition to attendance in all courses, students will be required to complete out-of-class assignments. These assignments include but are not limited to reading, exercises and problem solving, projects, research, papers, and presentations. A student can anticipate out-of-class activities that equal about two (2) hours for every one (1) hour of lecture.  Upon successful completion of the program (see graduation requirements section of the catalog), students could seek or obtain entry-level employment in a business and/or accounting related field.

Program Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to define, evaluate and apply accounting Information solutions to meeting organizational needs.
  2. Demonstrate advanced mastery of accounting industry standard analysis and recording of business transactions.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to define and articulate accounting solutions to assist in fulfilling management 

Course Code

Course Title

Contact Hours

Quarter
Credit
Hours 

 

Concentration Requirements

 

 

 

BUS101

Applied Business Mathematics

 

40

4.0

BUS102

Introduction to Business

 

40

4.0

BUS103

Small Business Management

 

40

4.0

BUS105

Principles of Accounting I

 

40

4.0

BUS107

College & Career Success Skills

 

40

4.0

BUS109

Business Law

 

40

4.0

BUS110

Principles of Accounting II

 

40

4.0

BUS115

Computerized Accounting

 

40

3.0

BUS204

Principles of Marketing

 

40

4.0

BUS205

Income Tax Accounting

 

40

4.0

BUS210

Payroll Accounting

 

40

4.0

BUS215

Supervision & Management Principles

 

40

4.0

BUS220

Personal Finance

 

40

4.0

BUS235

Managerial Accounting

 

40

4.0

BUS290

Business Administration Externship

 

120

4.0

CIT100

Word Processing I

 

40

3.0

CIT105

Electronic Communications

 

40

3.0

CIT145

Spreadsheet Applications I

 

40

3.0

 

 

Total

800

68.0

 

General Education Requirements

 

 

 

GEN101

Speech

 

40

4.0

GEN104

College English

 

40

4.0

GEN107

Written Communications

 

40

4.0

GEN110

Contemporary Government in America

 

40

4.0

GEN111

Humanities in Contemporary Society

 

40

4.0

GEN113

Statistical Analysis

 

40

3.0

 

 

Total

240

23.0

 

Grand Total

1,040

91.0