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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paraprofessional Accounting, A.A.S.

The Paraprofessional Accounting Program is designed to prepare the student for success in the workplace as a bookkeeper, accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk, office manager, or as a paraprofessional in a CPA firm. It will also prepare the student for the optional Certified Bookkeeper Exam as administered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

This is a non-transfer degree.

(Recommended Curriculum)

General Education (Minimum 17 credits)

General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

1. Exploration and Participation

(One course minimum)

3. Relationship with the World

(One course minimum)

4. General Education Electives

  •  Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.

5. Physical Education (1CR)

The following group of AIPB review courses may be used in place of one of the above electives:

Graduation Requirements

The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

A minimum of 64 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Policies ” and “Degree Requirements .”


Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Applied Science Degrees.