Accounting

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. In this program, students learn basic business, accounting, and computer knowledge that will help them succeed in the workforce. An accounting transfer degree is also available for students wishing to further their studies in accounting.

PROGRAM SHEET

Why Bay College?

The Accounting program at Bay College helps students develop a general knowledge of accounting to attain 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 a transfer 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
TRANSFER INFORMATION

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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