The mission of the Keiser University Associates of Arts in Accounting degree program is to prepare students for entry-level careers as accounting assistants and bookkeepers.
The goal of the Keiser University Associates of Arts in Accounting degree program is to introduce accounting concepts and skills needed for entry-level accounting positions.
Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Accounting focuses on entry-level accounting skills including communication and ethics needed in today’s professional environment. The program provides a fundamental understanding of not only essential practitioner skills but also addresses the unique skills needed by an entry-level accountant. Accounting topics include: financial accounting, federal taxation, and the use of office applications and accounting software.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:
- Identify fundamental accounting/tax concepts and standards
- Prepare fundamental financial statements/tax documents
- Use common office and accounting software applications at an introductory level
- Use professional communication skills in the preparation of documents and presentations
- Identify components of regulatory and ethical practices
Prerequisites for Major Courses
To receive an Associate of Arts degree in Accounting, students must earn 60.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Accounting Major Courses ( 24 credit hours )|
|* Accounting Principles I||3.0 credit hours|
|* Accounting Principles II||3.0 credit hours|
|* Accounting Information for Business Decisions||3.0 credit hours|
|*Integrated Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Law||3.0 credit hours|
|Financial Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Marketing||3.0 credit hours|
|* Principle of Taxation||3.0 credit hours|
* Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.