Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).

University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

For students who wish to transfer as a Business Administration major, refer to Business.

Program Overview

The associate degree in Accounting prepares students for a variety of positions in the accounting field. Many students find part-time employment after completing the initial accounting courses in the program and continue to work while fulfilling program requirements.

Lower division accounting courses are required for all business administration degree programs. These accounting courses provide an important foundation for students who plan to transfer to a four-year bachelor's degree program.

Accounting (AA) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 16 units Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 103 Ten-Key Skills 0.5 units
ACTG 121 Financial Accounting 4 units
ACTG 131 Managerial Accounting 4 units
ACTG 144 QuickBooks: Set-up and Service Business 1.5 units
ACTG 145 QuickBooks: Payroll and Merchandising Business 1.5 units
BUSW 415 Spreadsheet I Using Excel for Windows 1.5 units
Required Selective Courses: 6 units Units
A minimum of 6 units of any other ACTG courses or any BUS. courses.
Total Required Major Units: 22

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.