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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Accounting, AAS


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95 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Mission: The Accounting AAS degree prepares students to gain a solid and extensive background in accounting. Academic Core courses, economics courses, business courses, and computer skills related to accounting such as spreadsheets, computerized accounting software, and tax systems complete the curriculum. Students find jobs in companies ranging from small proprietorships to corporate accounting departments, governmental organizations, and public accounting firms.

Accounting AAS degree graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • apply manual methods and software tools to prepare accounting statements and reports
  • complete the accounting cycle, including end-of-period adjustments
  • complete federal income tax returns
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Academic Core Requirements - 20 Credits


  • Written Communication 5 credits
  • Humanities 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning 5 credits
  • Social Science 5 credits

Total Program Credits: 95


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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