Sep 25, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog

Accounting (ACAAS)

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Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Online

This degree aids students in developing skills, knowledge, and aptitudes necessary to seek employment in paraprofessional accounting positions. The program encompasses a broad range of accounting, business topics, and applications.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 22.5
Major Requirements: 73.0-74.5
Total credit hours required: 95.5-97.0

The following General Education courses are recommended for Accounting (ACAAS): Communication: ENGL 1230 ; Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy: HMRL 1010   

Major Requirements for Accounting

Since the core courses for the Accounting and Business Management degrees are interchangeable, students can easily change their degree of choice during the first year of courses.


ACCT 2120  can be taken concurrently with ACCT 1120 .

FINA 2230 : It pays to be prepared. It is strongly recommended that students complete math requirements early in the program of study. Taking FINA 2230  immediately after completing accounting courses is suggested. Additional prerequisite(s) may be required.

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select English Level 1 course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.


Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 



Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.


*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.


Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.

  • INFO 1001   - Information Systems and Literacy
  • HMRL 1010   - Human Relations Skills
  • RDLS 1200   - College and Career Strategies

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