For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and develop problem solving skills utilizing quantitative data in business situations through physical or virtual presence in writing, speaking, listening, and electronic media.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the American free enterprise system.
Demonstrate an understanding of the basic interaction of supply and demand.
Apply business and management knowledge through employability of skills.
Interpret accounting information, marketing practices, and economic data and be creative with business solutions.
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