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.