Oct 18, 2021
Total Credits: 60
Major Number: 5030
CIP Code: 52.0301
This degree is designed to prepare the student for entry level positions ranging from management of accounts payable and accounts receivable to a position that requires the professional skills to be a full charge accountant. The second year of the program will emphasize research of financial and managerial accounting topics, the development of professional contracts and writing professional reports. The graduate will find employment opportunities in profit and non-profit entities.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
Career/Occupational Electives to reach 44 credits
Select from the following disciplines: ACCT, BMGT, CAPL, MKTG, or OFFT based on student career and educational goals.
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 2: Critical Thinking
Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.
Goal 3 and/or 4: Natural Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning
Minimum of 3 credits; one course from either Goal 3 and/or Goal 4.
NOTE: Goal 3 courses do not have to be lab courses. Goal 4 courses must be numbered between MATH 1025 and MATH 1082 , or PHIL 1041
Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences
Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts
Minimum of 3 credits.
Goals 7-10: Theme Goals
Three credits in one Goal area selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.
Goal 8: Global Perspectives
Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility
Goal 10: People and the Environment
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 18.104.22.168
Credit for ECON 1021 will be counted only once in the overall credit total. If ECON 1021 is selected, it will fulfill Career/Occupational and MnTC Goal 5 requirements. However, it will be necessary to complete three additional college-level credits to meet the overall total credit requirement. See your advisor or counselor for assistance in selecting courses.
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer. This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for an entry-level position as an accounting clerk, technician, bookkeeper, or an entry-level accountant.
- Describe the professional ethics in the accounting field.
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically to identify and solve accounting problems.
- Understand the accountant/client relationship.
- Communicate effectively and work in teams as is appropriate in the accounting field.
- Identify, interpret, and apply tax law to income tax preparations.
Program Contact Information
Al Aspelund 651.779.3998 Room 2244 East
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.