Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Accounting Degree

Explore certificates related to this degree...Degree conferred: Associate in Applied Science - 65 credits
Program contact: Division of Business/Computers & Information Systems, (815) 921-3101



 

Program overview

Graduates of this program will play a central role in the financial life of a business or client. They will learn to assemble, identify, record, and interpret financial information in private and public accounting. Students who decide to go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree will find other opportunities available in a wide range of
fields.

Work and employment

Graduates of this program are prepared to assume positions such as accounting technician, accounting assistant, accounting clerk, or bookkeeper.

Transfer Opportunities

Graduates of this degree (or program) have limited transfer options.  Students are advised to contact the institution to which they plan to transfer to ensure course transfer credit availability.  Students should also consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the Accounting program.  

 

 

Accounting Course Requirements (49 credits)

Number Title Credits
  ATG-110 Financial Accounting (4)
  ATG-111 Managerial Accounting (4)
  ATG-120 Microcomputer Spreadsht Applns. in Acctg (2)
  ATG-123 Gen Ledger Software Applications Account (2)
  ATG-210 Cost Accounting (4)
  ATG-215 Intermediate Accounting I (4)
  ATG-216 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
  ATG-218 Federal Income Tax (4)
  ATG-220 Fraud Detection and Deterrence (3)
  ATG-298 Accounting Capstone (4)
  BUS-101 Introduction to Business (3)
  BUS-223 Business Statistics (3)
  BUS-200 Legal Environment in Business, or
  BUS-201 Business Law (3)
  BUS-203 Economics for Business (3)
  BUS-279 Principles of Finance (3)
 

General Education Course Requirements: (Select at least 16 credits)

Number Title Credits
  ENG-101 Composition I (3)
  CIS-102 Intro to Computers & Info Systems (3)
  PCI-106 Microcomputer Applications/Windows Based (4)
  SPH-131 Fundamentals of Communication (3)