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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Business - Accounting Concentration - A.A.S.


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The Accounting Concentration is designed to prepare students for work in a supporting role within the accounting system. Duties performed by this person are generally in a paraprofessional capacity and include accounts receivable management, accounts payable management, tax preparation assistance, general ledger maintenance and cash control. The A.A.S. graduate could be expected to assume responsibilities represented by titles including full-charge bookkeeper, accounting office manager, assistant accountant, or general ledger manager.

The Associate of Applied Science in Business, Accounting Concentration was developed in compliance with the Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010.  Students who begin this program at Volunteer State Community College and transfer to another Tennessee public community college are guaranteed their credits will transfer and be credited toward completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business, Accounting Concentration at the receiving institution.

All Business students are required to take the business exit exam and the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Median Salary
Bookkeeper $33,780
Information Clerks $25,690
Financial Clerks $35,770
Accountant 1 (Salary.com) $58,910

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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