This program is designed to prepare students for various career opportunities in accounting, such as positions in accounting firms, industry, or government. Emphasis is placed on internal accounting procedures and generally accepted accounting principles. This program is intended to provide a foundation on which the graduate can build an accounting career through expanded experience and/ or further education. Completion of the first two semesters leads to an award of an Accounting Clerk Certificate.

Career Options

Many of the available jobs will be entry-level based. You can work for any companies that require care for their financial records and transactions from government agencies to healthcare offices. These include but are not limited to Accounting Assistant, Accounting Receivables Clerk, Auditing/Bookkeeping Clerk, Payroll Clerk and other positions within the diverse opportunities available for office administration.

This program is an excellent beginning for those interested in working in an office setting that wish to pursue the B.A.A.S. in Organizational Leadership.

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Transfer Options

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting will prepare a student for transitioning into the B.A.A.S in Organizational Leadership at Weatherford College or other B.A.A.S opportunities at universities across Texas.


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