Accounting - Associate in Applied Science Degree | Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Accounting - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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If you are good with numbers and enjoy mathematical challenges, check out HGTC's Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Accounting degree. This program is designed to prepare students for a career in both the public and private sectors of this important field. An Accounting degree will give you the knowledge, skills, and abilities you need to qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many sectors of the business world. The accounting degree program prepares you for direct employment.

For more information, contact:
Theresa Strong - (843) 349-7559

Career Outlook

Accounting is a fast-growing and exciting field. Every sector of business has a need for accurate and scrupulous bookkeeping and bill-paying personnel. Among the many positions an A.A.S. in Accounting qualifies you for are:

  • Junior Accountant
  • Payroll Administrators
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Clerks
  • Tax Preparers

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Employers of HGTC Alumni Include:

  • Conway Hospital
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
  • HTC
  • Santee Cooper
  • Sea Island Hotel
  • Time Warner Cable

Public Disclosure Information:

See AAS - Accounting Disclosure Information

Curriculum Sequence

General Education
ECO 210 or ECO 211 Macroeconomics or Microeconomics 3
ENG 155 Communications I** 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications** 3
  Humanities* 3
MAT 101 Beginning Algebra** 3
  TOTAL 15
Accounting Required Core  
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
BAF 101 Personal Finance 3
BUS 121 Business Law 3
ACC 124 Individual Tax Procedures 3
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3
  TOTAL 21
Other Accounting Courses  
ACC 125 Advanced Individual Tax Procedures 3
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3
ACC 245 Accounting Applications 3
ACC 230 Cost Accounting 3
ACC 291 Certified Bookkeeper Review 3
BUS 240 Business Statistics 3
  TOTAL 24
 

Total Credit Hours

63

*Humanities: Choose one from: ART 101, HIS 101, MUS 105, PHI 101, or REL 103

***For transfer to senior institutions, students should select the following transfer courses: ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 for ENG 155 and ENG 160; MAT 110 or 120 for MAT 101.