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Accounting Specialist (AAS-ACC)

Locations:  Bay Minette, Brewton, Fairhope, Monroeville, and Thomasville Campuses

Applied Technology Division

Length: Four Semesters

The Associate in Applied Science degree as an Accounting Specialist is an occupational degree, which introduces the principles of management and supervision, accounting concepts, and small business development skills. The program is designed to enable graduates of the program to enter lower level management and accounting positions and prepare individuals for small business management.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of Alabama Transfers state transfer and articulation reporting system.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
BUS 146 Personal Finance 3
BUS 188 Personal Development 3
BUS 215 Business Communication 3
CIS 146 Computer Applications 3
OAD 130 Electronic Calculations 3
WKO 107 or ORI 101 + 1
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
BUS 241 Principles of Accounting I 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
OAD 137 Computerized Financial Record Keeping 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
BUS 242 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 263 The Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
BUS 275 Principles of Management 3
ECO 231 or ECO 232 + 3
OAD 243 Spreadsheet Applications 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 3
BUS 248 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 276 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 285 Principles of Marketing 3
OAD 218 or OAD 242 + 3
Sub-total Credits 15


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Monroeville Campus

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Bay Minette Campus

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507