Oct 04, 2022  
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, A.A.

CIP: 52.0301
School of Business, Professional Studies and Education, 505-428-1308

This program is designed for students who intend to obtain bachelor’s degrees in accounting. It provides general education requirements and basic accounting courses. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their SFCC advisors to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.

Follow these semester-by-semester maps to complete your degree on schedule. Courses marked with a diamond ♦ are especially important to take in the scheduled semester because they are prerequisites needed for courses in the following semesters or because they are only offered one time per year.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Read, prepare, analyze, and appraise financial statements
  • Apply financial tools and techniques to business decisions
  • Explain the relationships between the functions of management
  • Analyze and interpret data using descriptive and inferential statistics for business decision making
  • Describe relevant elements of the American legal system and their impact on business
  • Apply key economic concepts to the evaluation of relationships among individuals, businesses and government entities
  • Evaluate organizational performance based on ethics, law, sustainability and social responsibility
  • Apply relevant technology and informational literacy to communication processes

General Education Requirements: (34 Credits)

Mathematics (4 Credits)

Laboratory Science (8 Credits)

The combined total of Mathematics and Laboratory Science areas should equal a minimum of 10 credits 

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)

Humanities (3 Credits)

Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)

The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities, and Creative and Fine Arts areas should equal 12 credit hours

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)

Total 61 Credits Min.