Accounting Transfer Pathway

Associate of Science (AS) - 60 credits

About this program
The Accounting Transfer Pathway AS offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated accounting bachelor's degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State universities enter the university with junior-year status. All courses in the transfer pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.
Program outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the underlying concepts of sound management, including planning, organization, leading and controlling.
  2. Apply the four Ps (product, pricing, place and promotion) of marketing to a corporation's activities.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to prepare financial statements.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret financial statements.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the American legal system and how it relates to the world of business.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of concepts, tools and applications of finance and investment.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of information system theory, software and hardware.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
Tracks

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
42 Required courses
8 Restricted electives in subjects
10 Restricted electives in MnTC Goal Areas
60 Total

Accounting As Pathways

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
COMM1120 COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ECON2210 ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
ECON2222 ECON2222 - Microeconomics 3
ENGL1101 ENGL1101 - College Writing 3
MATH1114 MATH1114 - College Algebra 4
MATH1213 MATH1213 - Introduction to Statistics 4
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3

8 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ACCT

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

4 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
3. Natural Sciences

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts
Plans

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1st Fall Term - 14 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
MATH1114 MATH1114 - College Algebra 4
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3

4 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ACCT

1st Spring Term - 14 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
COMM1120 COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3

1 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ACCT

4 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
3. Natural Sciences

2nd Fall Term - 17 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ECON2210 ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
MATH1213 MATH1213 - Introduction to Statistics 4

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts

2nd Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
ECON2222 ECON2222 - Microeconomics 3
ENGL1101 ENGL1101 - College Writing 3

3 credits from these course subjects:

Subject
ACCT

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication