Explore Accounting at Bay College

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Why Accounting?

The Associate in Applied Science in Accounting degree is designed to enable students to gain entry level employment in the accounting field and work as a bookkeeper, accounting clerk, and more. This degree is designed for students who do not wish to transfer to a four-year college. In this program, students will learn basic business, accounting, and computer knowledge that can help them succeed in the workforce.


Why Bay College?

This program is designed for students interested in an entry level position in the field of accounting. The program will provide the business, accounting, computer knowledge and skills required to perform duties as a bookkeeper or accounting clerk. Students may further enhance their employability options by completing an Associate in Applied Science in Accounting degree.

Degree Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Accounting (AA)60.00
Accounting (AAS)62.00

Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Information Systems

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Associate in Applied Science in Accounting program will be eligible for entry-level employment in areas such as:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting Clerk/Assistant
  • Tax preparation
  • Office Management
  • Payroll administration

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