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Prof. Donna McKoon, Department Chair
Business and Technology Department
(931) 393-1607
dmckoon@mscc.edu
Marcum 238

Accounting

Associate of Science (TTP) Degree Checklist

Program Description

The Accounting Associate of Science degree program is designed to prepare students for successful transfer to a four-year college or university. This degree program is a great choice for students interested in pursuing a career in accounting or an accounting related field. In addition to core curriculum, the Accounting path introduces students to the following:
  • basic principles of accounting
  • secondary accounting principles with emphasis on partnership and corporate entity accounting manufacturing cost systems and financial statement analysis
  • a study of microcomputer applications including their uses, capabilities and limitations
  • how the use of spreadsheet applications can be used to identify business and accounting problems and organize accounting data
  • basic statistical theories, concepts, methods, and techniques, and their applications in business
  • an intuitive approach to calculus with applications to business and economics
  • other interesting curriculum in preparation for bachelor's degree completion at any one of Tennessee's colleges or universities

Practical Experience

Students will be engaged in the learning process through activities like:
  • critical thinking
  • in-depth research and analysis
  • interaction with students and instructors
  • exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures and classroom interaction
  • an independent study designed to allow exploration of a specific facet of business of particular interest to the student

Career Opportunities

Plant the seed for success here at Motlow College. Our Associates of Science Degree in Accounting qualifies you for transfer to any one of Tennessee's four-year college or university programs. Completion of a four-year baccalaureate program prepares you for a career! Entry-level accounting careers may include:
  • payroll administrator
  • accounting supervisor
  • public accountant
  • public financial assistant