A.S. Accounting

The Associate of Science in Accounting degree is a two year program. This program provides a solid introduction to the field and qualifies the graduate to work as a bookkeeper, become a paraprofessional in a public accounting firm, or even to manage a small business. The two year program transfers seamlessly into the B.S. Accounting program at Husson if you so choose.

The program objectives for the A.S. Accounting degree are:

  • To demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental accounting principles, taxation, and managerial accounting
  • To demonstrate knowledge of the core business concepts relevant to the accounting profession
  • To apply ethical decision-making skills and integrity in an ever-changing, global environment
  • To produce and present effective forms of communication (oral, written or both)
  • To apply critical problem-solving, decision making, and professional skills
General Education Courses
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
CM 100Speech3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
IT 111Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
IT 214Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications3
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
PY 111General Psychology3
Accounting and General Business Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 122Principles of Accounting II3
AC 201Intermediate Accounting I3
AC 202Intermediate Accounting II3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
AC 441Federal Taxation I3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 302Business Ethics3
BA 310Organization and Management3
Open Elective6
Total Hours62

Credit may not be required for degree completion.

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
AC 1213AC 1223
MS 1414BA 3023
HE 1111EH 1243
IT 1113IT 2143
EH 1233PY 1113
CM 1003 
 17 15
Second Year
Open Elective3Open Elective3
AC 4413BA 2123
AC 2013BA 2023
BA 2113AC 2023
BA 3103AC 2113
 15 15
Total Hours: 62