Accounting, Associate of Applied Business

Curriculum Code #0011

Effective May 2021

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The accounting associate degree program prepares graduates for employment as accountants in business, industry and government. The program integrates software and the use of technology with various accounting concepts. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ACTG 151 ACCOUNTING I - FINANCIAL 4
ECNM 151 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
Select one of the following: 3
QUANTITATIVE REASONING  
STATISTICS 1  
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours14
Spring Semester
ACTG 152 ACCOUNTING II - MANAGERIAL 3 4
CMMC 151 ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
ECNM 152 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 162
COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 3
or COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS
3
 Hours16
Second Year
Fall Semester
ACTG 251 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3 4
ACTG 267 FEDERAL INCOME TAX PROCEDURES-INDIVIDUAL 3 4
BADM 165 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
FNCE 251 BUSINESS FINANCE 3 3
 Hours14
Spring Semester
ACTG 252 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3 4
ACTG 265 COST ACCOUNTING 3,4 3
Select one of the following: 3
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 5  
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3  
Science with Lab Elective 6 4
Electives 2-3
 Hours16-17
 Total Hours60-61

Electives

ACTG 161PAYROLL ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 226FUND ACCOUNTING4
ACTG 253FORENSIC ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 268FEDERAL INCOME TAX PROCEDURES-BUSINESS ENTITIES4
ACTG 287WORK-BASED LEARNING I - ACTG1-3
BADM 211BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
CISS 212SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS3

Students intending to transfer to the Hiram College, Lorain County Community College's University Partnership or elsewhere should consult with the intended transfer institution or consult with an LCCC counselor or advisor for transfer information.

Program Contact(s):

Gerald McFadden
440-366-7473
gmcfadden@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Apply accounting theories and principles to a wide array of business transactions to effectively develop financial records and models.

2. Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills.

3. Formulate professional opinions and guidance by analyzing accounting data using critical thinking and ethical guidelines. 

Accelerated Pathway

The Accelerated Pathway for the Accounting, Associate of Applied Business is a helpful guide for students who desire the convenience of an extensive selection of online course offerings and who seek to complete their degree within as little as 15 months.  Students are encouraged to enroll in 8 or 10 week sessions to maximize accelerated options. Please meet with an advisor to ensure the courses in this pathway align with your educational goals.  

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
Full Semester  
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
8A Session  
ACTG 151 ACCOUNTING I - FINANCIAL 4
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
8B Session  
ACTG 152 ACCOUNTING II - MANAGERIAL 3 4
BADM 165 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
 Hours18
Spring Semester
Full Semester  
ECNM 151 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 162 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 3 3
Select one of the following: 3
QUANTITATIVE REASONING  
STATISTICS 1  
8A Session  
ACTG 251 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3 4
8B Session  
ACTG 252 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3 4
 Hours17
Summer Semester
BADM 251 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
ECNM 152 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
Science Elective with Lab 5 4
 Hours10
Second Year
Fall Semester
Full Semester  
ACTG 265 COST ACCOUNTING 3,4 3
CMMC 151 ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
FNCE 251 BUSINESS FINANCE 3 3
8A Session  
Elective 2-4
8B Session  
ACTG 267 FEDERAL INCOME TAX PROCEDURES-INDIVIDUAL 3 4
 Hours15-17
 Total Hours60-62

Note: All courses in the accelerated pathway are offered online.

Electives

ACTG 161PAYROLL ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 226FUND ACCOUNTING4
ACTG 253FORENSIC ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 268FEDERAL INCOME TAX PROCEDURES-BUSINESS ENTITIES4
ACTG 287WORK-BASED LEARNING I - ACTG2-3
BADM 211BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
CISS 212SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS3

Students intending to transfer to the Hiram College, Lorain County Community College's University Partnership or elsewhere should consult with the intended transfer institution or consult with an LCCC counselor or advisor for transfer information.