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The accounting profession is seeking highly-motivated, dedicated and well-educated people. The field is especially attractive and fulfilling to those who have good problem-solving skills and enjoy working with people.
The Accounting Associate Program offers students the opportunity to enter the work force after completion and/or to further their education. Students progress through the sequence of courses their first year to obtain an Accounting Assistant Diploma. Upon successful completion of a second year of study, students will also earn an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in the Accounting Associate Program.
Courses in the program are offered utilizing hands-on, active learning approaches. The two-year program culminates with the Practicum, on-the-job training in an accounting-related position with an area employer.
Iowa Central also offer a “Numbers at Night” program designed for working adults. All accounting courses are offered in a face-to-face classroom via night delivery on Monday and Thursday evenings. The remainder of the courses are available via online or night delivery.
Software training will include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Taxcut, Quickbooks Pro, Peachtree, and Payroll Integrated Software.
Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 66
Campus: Fort Dodge and Online
- The Accounting Associate Program will provide students with the opportunity to transfer to a four-year institution.
- The Accounting Associate program will provide students with the necessary training and skills to obtain employment in the accounting field.
- The Accounting Associate program will assist employers in Area V with their accounting personnel needs.
AAS Degree Total Hours: 66
It is recommended to take ACC 111 Introduction to Accounting before ACC 142 Financial Accounting for students with no prior accounting experience
Graduation Requirement: Must pass all core program courses with the prefix ACC with a “C” or better.
Footnotes for Degree Requirements:
1 Required general education course.
2 Required elective course.
3 Institutional requirement.
4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List .
It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental, or marital status.
If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Stacy Ihrig, Executive Director of Human Resources, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501, Telephone: (515)-574-1138, Email: email@example.com, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Facsimile: (313) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
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