Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees
This program is designed both for students seeking first-time employment in the accounting field and for those already working in accounting, to provide opportunities to develop and improve skills necessary for advancement. Included in the program are activities that enhance analytical, technical, communication, leadership and human-relations skills. Graduates will be able to: (1) use all the steps of the accounting cycle for various business entities, including sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations; (2) analyze and interpret financial statements; (3) use accounting computer software to maintain accounting records and to prepare financial statements; (4) prepare the Federal Tax Form 1040 and supporting schedules to include Schedule C for sole proprietorships and Schedule SE for self-employment tax and to research basic tax questions; and (5) apply theory in the practice of job-order and standard cost-accounting systems.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
- Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV, MTH, and ENG requirements first.
- The philosophy or religion elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with a PHI or REL prefix.
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
- Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
- Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.
- This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their faculty advisors and their intended transfer institution for specific direction in program and course selection. Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.
Your Right to Know
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia requires colleges to provide information on graduation rates. The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to publish gainful employment consumer information for career/technical programs.