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LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jul 22, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Accounting Services, AAS

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The Accounting Services program prepares students for a career in bookkeeping and other accounting services. The two-year occupational program combines academic study with work-related experience. The program provides students with the opportunity to gain meaningful employment after only two years of college-level coursework.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Accounting Services website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Business & Accounting pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of financial accounting.
  2. Practice decision-making principles in business.
  3. Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate management concepts in business situations.
  5. Demonstrate financial concepts to business situations.
  6. Apply accounting principles to maintain the bookkeeping system of a business.

First Semester


  • Completion of ENGL 1010 , MATH 1400 , and ACCT 2010  as prerequisites for other courses.
  • Common Business first semester completed.

Semester Total: 15 Credits

Second Semester


  • Completion of ACCT 2020  and BADM 1020  as prerequisites for other courses.
  • Common Business Career and Technical Education first year completed

Semester Total: 15 Credits

Third Semester

Choice Points

  • See listing of approved program electives in the Program Information section below.

Course Requirements

Total Semester: 18 Credits

Fourth Semester

Choice Points

  • See listing of approved program electives in the Program Information section below.


  • Graduation with AAS Degree in Accounting Services.
  • Eligible to sit for Certified Bookkeeper Exam.

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 66 Credits

Approved Program Electives

Approved Accounting Services electives are courses with the following prefixes:

Additional options include a sequence of non-business courses that align with the industry for which students will pursue employment opportunities. Students should consult with their Advising Team for assistance with the non-business courses.

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. The Accounting Services degree is intended to give students the academic coursework helpful in obtaining the potential jobs. Possible careers in or related to Accounting Services include Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks; Tax Preparers; Billing Cost and Rate Clerk; and Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks.

Additional information on careers in Accounting Services is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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