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Motlow offers two types of Accounting degrees

Both prepare you for a career in public, private, and governmental accounting. The programs cover financial, auditing, and accounting.

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Associate of Science for transfer to four-year schools

Consider this program when planning to transfer to a four-year university through the Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Accounting is a great choice for students interested in pursuing a degree in accounting or an accounting-related field.

Associate of Applied Science to enter the workforce

The Associate of Applied Science in Business, Accounting Concentration, prepares you for employment in the workforce after completing the two-year program. Advanced accounting courses in this program prepare you for the workplace. 

Practical Experience

The Business core curriculum teaches

  • Business concepts and terminology
  • Management concepts and human resources utilization
  • Accounting systems applicable to business ownership
  • Fundamental macroeconomics, microeconomics, and economic applications
  • Computer hardware and software applications
  • Mathematical concepts for business-related problem solving and analysis and presentation of data
  • Principles of written business communications
  • Legal aspects of a business environment
  • Business concepts and operations in a global environment

In addition to core curriculum, the Accounting path introduces

  • Basic principles of accounting
  • Secondary accounting principles with emphasis on partnership and corporate entity accounting, manufacturing cost systems, and financial statement analysis
  • Study of microcomputer applications including their uses, capabilities, and limitations Using spreadsheet applications used to identify business and accounting problems and organize accounting data
  • Basic statistical theories, concepts, methods, and techniques, and their applications in business

engage in the learning process through

  • Critical thinking
  • In-depth research and analysis
  • Interaction with students and instructors
  • Exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures, and classroom interaction
  • Independent study designed to allow exploration of a specific facet of business that interests you
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