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Accountants keep the financial engine of business moving. From invoicing and forecasting to payroll, financial statements and more, you can help ensure a company’s financial stability.

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A Strayer associate degree in accounting gives you the foundational accounting skills upon which you can build a successful career. Unlike other accounting programs, you’ll also develop your communication and critical-thinking skills to enhance your employability.

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A Degree With a Difference

85% of Strayer associate degree recipients who responded to our survey said their degree had an impact on meeting their professional or career goals.

— OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013

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Associate in Arts in Accounting

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BUILD YOUR SKILL SET:

Learn accounting basics and principles for preparing data; tracking financial records; analyzing financial statements; and handling payroll, billing and other critical tasks
Develop communication, analysis and quantitative competencies
Strengthen your understanding of the global economy
Increase your professional net worth, and start on a path toward career advancement
Explore the financial regulations that impact both business and government
Prepare to pursue a bachelors or masters degree in accounting to further your knowledge and marketability

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Courses to complete

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Key Courses For Your Major.

ACC 206-Accounting II

Understand accounting concepts, assumptions and principles. Evaluate accounting data for plant assets, current liabilities, deferrals and accruals, intangibles, payables and payroll. Get an introduction to accounting for corporations as it relates to stocks, bonds and corporate earnings. Learn about partnership accounting and the statement of cash flows.

ACC 303-Intermediate Accounting I

Study accounting theory in depth and review the accounting cycle. Focus on the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting; the preparation of financial statements; the time value of money; and the valuation of cash, temporary investments and receivables. Review pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

ACC 304-Intermediate Accounting II

Topics include the accounting for inventories; property, plant and equipment; intangible assets; current liabilities, noncurrent liabilities and contingencies; and stockholders’ equity. Review pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

ACC 305-Intermediate Accounting III

Topics include the accounting for investments, revenue recognition, income taxes, pensions and post- retirement benefits, and leases; accounting changes and error analysis; preparation of the statement of cash flows; and full disclosure in financial reporting. Review pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

ACC 306-Microcomputer Applications for Accountants

Learn how to use Peachtree Complete Accounting for Windows and Microsoft Excel together to calculate and monitor common accounting indicators. Understand the functions and applications of the two software packages.

ACC 307-Federal Taxation

Study in depth the types of taxes imposed by federal, state and local authorities. Topics include income realization, property and depreciation, tax deductions and credits, and rules related to capital gains and losses.

ACC 350-Cost Accounting

Examine accounting procedures relating to the job costing system, cost-volume-profit analysis, activity- based costing, the master budget, flexible budgets, responsibility accounting, variance analysis, inventory costing and capacity analysis.

LEG 100-Business Law I

Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.

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Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$1,420.00 per course (Full-Time), $1,420.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $3,000.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for undergraduate tuition rates.

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Graduate in 1.7 to 2.5 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 3 or more classes per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 1.7 year or fewer (3 classes per quarter)
Part-time 2 or fewer classes per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 2.5 years or more

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

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BUILD YOUR SKILL SET:

FOR REAL-WORLD CAREERS SUCH AS:

  • • Learn accounting basics and principles for preparing data; tracking financial records; analyzing financial statements; and handling payroll, billing and other critical tasks
  • • Develop communication, analysis and quantitative competencies
  • • Strengthen your understanding of the global economy
  • • Increase your professional net worth, and start on a path toward career advancement
  • • Explore the financial regulations that impact both business and government
  • • Prepare to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting to further your knowledge and marketability
    • • Tax Preparer
    • • Bookkeeper
    • • Accounting Clerk
    • • Auditing Clerk
    • • Brokerage Clerk
    • • Statistical Assistant

Key Courses in Your Major.

ACC 100-Accounting I

Understand accounting concepts, assumptions and principles. Study the analysis and recording of business transactions, the adjusting process and the procedures necessary to complete the accounting cycle. Progress to illustrating merchandising operations and merchandise inventory accounting, exploring internal control and cash, and explaining accounting procedures for receivables.

BUS 100-Introduction to Business

Get a foundation in business operations through a survey of the major business functions (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). Take a high-level look at business organizations and the business environment, strategic planning, international business and quality assurance.

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