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Business Administration: Accounting
TWO-YEAR ASSOCIATE IN SPECIALIZED BUSINESS (ASB) DEGREE PROGRAM

Available at the State College and Altoona locations

No office can thrive without a competent, confident numbers person. Be that person. South Hills will teach you about cost accounting, financial statement preparation and analysis, and income taxes. Using the latest Accounting technology, South Hills will prepare you to be a valued part of your employer’s bottom line.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Controller

SAMPLE COURSES

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Spreadsheets
  • Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Income Taxes
  • Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks

BAA STUDENTS WILL:

  • Learn the foundations of financial, payroll, and computer Accounting
  • Gain strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, & Access
  • Develop excellent communications skills
  • Maintain the highest ethical values
  • Complete Course List (click to expand)

      This program information appears in the 2015-16 school catalog. Click here to download all course descriptions.

      Code Course Credits Clock Hours
       
      FIRST TERM
      AC104 Accounting 1 3.5 60
      GE168 Applied Algebra 3 60
      CP101 Introduction to Computing 1.5 30
      GE170 Business English I 2.5 60
      PD102 Professional Development 1 24
      MG110 Introduction to Business 3 60
      TOTAL CREDITS / CLOCK HOURS 14.5 294
       
      SECOND TERM
      LE115 Business Law 2 36
      AC209 Accounting II 3.5 60
      GE171 Business English II 3 60
      GE162 Business Mathematics 3 60
      OS101 Keyboarding 0.5 15
      MG103 Management I 3 60
        Optional Elective (2) (36)
      TOTAL CREDITS / CLOCK HOURS 15 291
       
      THIRD TERM
      AC300 Accounting III 3.5 60
      GE245 Business English III 2.5 60
      AC113 Fundamentals of Income Taxes 3.5 60
      AC105 Payroll Accounting 3.5 60
      CP226 Microsoft Word 3 60
      TOTAL CREDITS / CLOCK HOURS 16 300
       
      FOURTH TERM
      AC202 Cost/Managerial Accounting 3 60
      CD204 Job Search Skills 1 24
      CP270 Microsoft Excel 3 60
      GE205 Business Economics 2 36
      AC211 Intermediate Accounting I 3.5 60
      MG212 Personal Financial Management 1.5 36
      GE172 Human Relations in the Workplace 1.5 36
      TOTAL CREDITS / CLOCK HOURS 15.5 312
       
      FIFTH TERM
      AC206 Auditing 3 60
      GE169 Applied Psychology 2 36
      AC128 Computerized Accounting 3 60
      AC301 Intermediate Accounting II 3.5 60
      CP272 Microsoft Access 3 60
      CP313 Advanced Microsoft Excel 1.5 30
      GE250 Oral Business Communications 1 24
      TOTAL CREDITS / CLOCK HOURS 17 330
       
      SIXTH TERM
      AC602 Business Administration-Accounting Internship 9 378
      CD307 Career Preparation 1.5 21
      CD303 Certification Preparation for Accounting 1.5 21
      TOTAL CREDITS / CLOCK HOURS 12 420

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please view the Business Administration: Accounting Disclosures page on our website.