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LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 22, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business & Accounting, AS

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The Business & Accounting program is designed for students who wish to explore and prepare for a wide range of career options in business, accounting, finance, management, marketing, or related fields. This program offers all the necessary course work to transfer to a four-year university, allowing students to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Business & Accounting 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 management concepts in business situations.
  4. Demonstrate mathematical concepts required in business situations.
  5. Demonstrate financial concepts to business situations.

First Semester

Choice Points

  • Students choosing to pursue a degree which is intended for employment after their Associate’s degree will need to switch programs of study following their first semester. Students should work with their Advising Team to make this change.


  • 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

Choice Points

  • Common Business Students choosing to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Accounting will need to switch programs of study following their second semester. Students should work with their Advising Team to make this change.

Course Requirements


  • Completion of ACCT 2020  as a prerequisite for other courses.
  • Common Business Transfer first year completed

Semester Total: 16 Credits

Third Semester


  • Completion of ECON 1020  and MATH 2205  or MATH 2355  as prerequisites for other courses.
  • Completion of the LCCC general education core and eligible for the Interstate Passport.

Semester Total: 17 Credits

Fourth Semester


  • Completion of Business & Accounting, AS.

Semester Total: 16 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 64 Credits

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 following careers are based on a career path which starts with the Business & Accounting degree at Laramie County Community College. Possible careers in or related to Business & Accounting include Director of Accounting; Tax Director; Financial Manager; Human Resources Management, including compensation and benefits and training and development managers; Controller; Internal Auditor; Supply Chain Management, including production, transportation, storage, and distribution managers; Tax Services (Public Accounting); Tax Accountant; Construction Management; Cost Accountant; Financial Analyst; General Accountant; Budget Analyst; External Audit and Assurance Services; Management Analyst; Economist; Operations Specialist, including logisticians; Financial Services Agent; Sales Agent, including wholesale, manufacturing, advertising, and real estate; Market Research Analyst; and Human Resource Specialist, including labor relations, compensation & benefits and training & development specialists.

In addition to a bachelor’s or master’s degree, some careers may require or prefer candidates with professional designations such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

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

Transfer Information

The Business & Accounting Associate of Science is well suited for transfer to a Bachelor degree program. Possible options at the Bachelor’s level include degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Professional Land Management, and Construction Management.

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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