Sep 18, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 to meet graduation requirements.

General Education Requirements - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts  Credits: (3)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


Career Median Salary
Bookkeeper $35,170
Information Clerks $30,650
Financial Clerks $34,960
Accountant 1 (Salary.com) $47,222

Career and salary information taken from http://www.BLS.gov.  Check out this web site for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


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

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