Jun 13, 2024  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting AAS


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PURPOSE: The rapid expansion of business and industry in Virginia has created a large, steady demand for qualified personnel to assist in the preparation and interpretation of accounting and financial information. The AAS degree in Accounting is designed for persons who are seeking their first full-time employment in the accounting field immediately upon completion of the curriculum. In addition, the program is designed for persons presently employed in accounting who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: The AAS degree in Accounting Prepares graduates to function in responsible paraprofessional positions in the current employment market. Occupational Objectives include Accounting Assistant, Senior Accounting Clerk, Full Charge Bookkeeper, Junior Staff Accountant, Tax Preparer, and Payroll Specialist.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

TRANSFER INFORMATION: Four-year college and university transfer opportunities for AAS degrees, if existing, are usually very specific in nature. A transfer opportunity in Accounting at Mary Baldwin University - Online Program permits students to transfer 84 credit hours from Reynolds’ Accounting Associate of Applied Science program. Students interested in this transfer opportunity or transferring, in general, should consult their faculty advisor upon program entry for further guidance. Please see https://www.reynolds.edu/get_started/gta/agreements/Mary_baldwin.pdf.

The purpose of the associate of applied science (AAS) degree curriculum is to prepare students for immediate employment upon graduation.

COMPUTER COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT: Students in this program will meet the college’s computer competency requirement by successfully completing ITE 152 . Students can also meet this requirement by successfully passing the college’s computer competency exam, administered in the testing centers on each campus, in which case they will receive college credit for ITE 152 . Students not passing the computer competency exam may retake the exam only once.

Curriculum:


Courses should be taken in the order listed.

Total: 60 Credit Hours


1 Students that completed Career Studies Certificates: Bookkeeping, Payroll and Taxation and Accounting Support Functions have fulfilled this elective.  Students that have not completed any career studies certificates and plan to transfer to Mary Baldwin should consider ACC 217 ACC 219 ACC 240 HIS 121 .

2 Students that completed Career Studies Certificates - Bookkeeping and Payroll and Taxation have fulfilled this elective.  Students that have not completed any career studies certificates and plan to transfer to Mary Baldwin should consider ECO 202  and HMS 226 

3 Students that completed Career Studies Certificate - Bookkeeping have fulfilled this elective. Students that completed Career Studies Certificate - Accounting Support Functions need to enroll in ACC 198 .  Students that have not completed any career studies certificates and plan to transfer to Mary Baldwin should consider BIO 107 

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