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Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 17. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 10 a.m. on the Estherville campus. Offices will open at 10.



Listed is the suggested sequence of courses for both the accounting diploma and the Associate in Science Degree. Additional developmental courses may be required before you can enroll in college English or mathematics.

Click on the course numbers to view the catalog course descriptions. Courses listed in parentheses are suggested courses to meet that requirement.

Freshman Fall Semester
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS-175 Business Seminar 1 1
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ENG-105 Composition I 3
MAT-110 Math (Math for Liberal Arts) 3
PSY-111 Social Science (Introduction to Psychology) 3
  Total Credits - Fall Freshman 17

Freshman Spring Semester
ACC-132 Principles of Accounting II 4
ACC-161 Payroll Accounting 3
BUS-211  Business Statistics (MAT-156 - online students option) 4
ACC-310 Computer Accounting 2
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
PHI-105 Humanities (Introduction to Ethics) 3
  Total Credits - Spring Freshman 19

Summer Semester
ACC-941 Accounting Practicum OR  
ENG-106 Composition II 3
  Total Credits - Summer 3

Sophomore Fall Semester
ACC-231 Intermediate Accounting I 4
ACC-221 Cost Accounting 3
ACC-261 Income Tax Accounting 3
ACC-929 Individual Projects 2
ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  Total Credits - Fall Sophomore 15

Sophomore Spring Semester
ACC-232 Intermediate Accounting II OR 4
ACC-702 Certified Bookkeeper Review  
BCA-218 Advanced Microsoft Office Applications OR 3
BUS-102 Introduction to Business  
ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUS-115 Business Correspondence 2
BIO-105 Science & Lab (Introductory Biology) 4
  Total Credits - Spring Sophomore 16


Certified Professional Bookkeeper Certificate Program Requirements

ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACC-161 Payroll Accounting 3
BUS-175 Business Seminar I 1
ACC-132 Principles of Accounting II 4
ACC-310 Computer Accounting OR 2
ACC-311 Computer Accounting (3 cr.)  
ACC-702 Certified Bookkeeper Review 4
ACC-221 Cost Accounting OR 3
ACC-261 Income Tax Accounting  
CSC-110 Intro to Computers 3
BUS-115 Business Correspondence OR 2
BUS-121 Business Communications (3 cr.)  
ACC-929 Individual Projects 2
  Total Credits 28-30


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