Sep 17, 2019  
Catalog 2015-16 
    
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, Humanities and Social Science Transfer Pattern


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Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Humanities and Social Sciences
Transfer Pattern – Accounting

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education Courses .



Fall Semester Year 1*


Spring Semester Year 1


Fall Semester Year 2


Spring Semester Year 2


 

General Education Requirements and Electives - 34-36 Credits


General Education Requirements:


General Education Electives:


Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education Courses . One course must be a Diversity course.

Students must have at least 60 credits for an associate degree. Students who choose to take 3 credits of Mathematics and 7 credits of Biological and Physical Sciences, rather than 4 and 8, may need to take an additional class in order to reach at least 60 credits.

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  • Arts and Humanities (PHIL 101  recommended) 3 Credit(s).
  • Biological and Physical Sciences (from 2 different disciplines or 2-course sequence, 1 with a lab) 7-8 Credit(s).
  • Information Technology 3 Credit(s).
  • Mathematics (MATH 153  recommended) 3-4 Credit(s).**
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 6 Credit(s).
  • Wellness and Health 3 Credit(s).

Program Requirements and Electives - 24-35 Credits


Program Requirements:


Critical Thinking


Program Electives:


A student’s selection of General Education electives will determine the total elective credits required to reach 60 credits for the degree. Students should speak with one of the Accounting coordinators or transfer advisors to select the combination of electives that best meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60*


Notes


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.

**Check with transfer institution for Math requirement.

***These courses may also be used as General Education Electives.

Transfer Pattern Description


This degree pattern is designed for students intendign to transfer to institutions that offer a four-year program in Accounting. Beyond the general education requirements and other degree, program, and elective requirements, this pattern should be considered in light of the requirements of the selected transfer institution. Students should consult with a transfer advisor or Accounting coordinator in order to select the combination of courses that best meets the requirements of the transfer institution.

Transfer Pattern Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this transfer pattern, students will be able to:

1. demonstrate mastery of financial and managerial accounting concepts sufficient for further study in the discipline by preparing balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flows, and budgets, and by preparing costs, volume, and profit analysis;

2. calculate, interpret, and/or analyze key macroeconomic and microeconomic indicators for the U.S. economy used to predict and describe business cycles, and recognize the increasing interdependence of the U.S. economy with other world trading partners;

3. compare and contrast the forms of business ownership (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and hybrid forms) and understand the major steps involved in developing a business plan for the formation of a new business;

4. demonstrate mastery of the process and functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, staffing, and controlling) and the principles of managerial decision making through written assignments and in-class exercises designed to promote strategic thinking and analysis; and

5. create, design, and deliver effective and well-organized oral and written presentations utilizing state-of-the-art technology.

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