Transfer
Catalog year 2015/2016

Designed to prepare students for immediate employment in the accounting field in an entry-level professional position. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and apply them to business situations. Students will also use application software to solve business and accounting problems. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in the following courses: ACCT 100, ACCT 101, ACCT 201, ACCT 202, ACCT 233 and ACCT 111. (Transfer students should follow the business administration program.)
 
 

 

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Program Manager
301.846.2543

Doree Lynn Miles
Academic Office Manager
301.846.2505
Office: C-212

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  • Students must complete their credit English and Mathematics within the first 24 credits.
  • One general education course must meet the cultural competence graduation requirement. 
  • CORE: The General Education CORE is that foundation of the higher education curriculum providing a coherent intellectual experience for all students. Students should check with an advisor or the transfer institution (ARTSYS) before selecting General Education CORE requirements. http://www.acaff.usmh.usmd.edu/artweb/index.html
 
Course Credits

English


 
EN 101–English Composition 3

Mathematics 


 
Mathematics Elective (GenEd course list) (MA206 recommended) 3/4

Social & Behavioral Sciences


 
HS 102–Human Relations (satisfies cultural competence requirement) 3

Arts & Humanities


 
Communications Elective (GenEd course list) 3

Biological & Physical Sciences


 
Biological & Physical Sciences Elective (GenEd course list) 3/4

Interdisciplinary & Emerging Issues


 
CIS 101–Information Systems and Technology 3

General Education Elective


 
EC 201–Principles of Economics (Macro) or
PH 208–Business Ethics
3

PE/Health Requirement 

1/3

Departmental Requirements 


 
ACCT 100–Business Accounting 3
ACCT 101–Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 102–Principles of Accounting II 3
ACCT 111–Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 201–Intermediate Accounting I 4
ACCT 202–Intermediate of Accounting II 4
ACCT 203–Managerial Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 233–Applied Accounting 3
ACCT 117–Payroll Accounting  or
ACCT 205–Federal Income Tax Accounting  or
ACCT 216–Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting
3
BU 103–Introduction to Business 3
BU 273–Business Communications 3
CIS 111E–Spreadsheets 3
Total 60
 
 
Prepares students working in the accounting field for career advancement opportunities. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and apply them to business situations. Students will also use application software to solve business and accounting problems. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in the following courses: ACCT 100, ACCT 101, ACCT 201, ACCT 202, ACCT 233 and ACCT 111.


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Course  Credits

Departmental Requirements 


 
ACCT 100–Business Accounting 3
ACCT 101–Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 102–Principles of Accounting II 3
ACCT 111–Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 201–Intermediate Accounting I 4
ACCT 202–Intermediate of Accounting II 4
ACCT 203–Managerial Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 233–Applied Accounting 3
ACCT 117–Payroll Accounting  or
ACCT 205–Federal Income Tax Accounting  or
ACCT 216–Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting 
3
BU 103–Introduction to Business 3
BU 273–Business Communications 3
CIS 101–Information Systems and Technology 3
CIS 111E–Spreadsheets 3
Total 41

 

 


Prepares students for immediate employment in the accounting field in a support position. Students will learn how to apply accounting concepts in a computerized environment to assist the business with their record keeping requirements. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in the following courses: ACCT 100, ACCT 101, ACCT 111.


Gainful Employment Information
 
Course  Credits

Departmental Requirements


 
ACCT 100–Business Accounting 3
ACCT 101–Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 102–Principles of Accounting II 3
ACCT 111–Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 117–Payroll Accounting  or
ACCT 205–Federal Income Tax Accounting  or
ACCT 216–Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting
3
BU 273–Business Communications 3
CIS 101–Information Systems and Technology 3
CIS 111E–Spreadsheets 3
Total 24
Provides students with basic accounting and computer skills including recording transactions using generally accepted accounting principles, preparing financial statements, and using a computerized accounting system.
 
Course Credits

Departmental Requirements


 
ACCT 100–Business Accounting 3
CIS 101–Information Systems and Technology 3
ACCT 111–Computerized Accounting 3
Total 9
Accounting A.A.S.
Students will be able to:
  • Apply the steps in the accounting cycle to record accounting transactions and adjustments, and create financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Construct a bank reconciliation and develop related adjusting accounting entries (books to bank statement).
  • Create financial statements and record transactions/adjustments utilizing accounting software.
  • Create payroll functions for a business entity.
  • Construct spreadsheets to report financial performance and project financial estimates.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in a business environment.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles and their application as they relate to financial statements for all businesses, ranging from sole proprietorships to corporations.
  • Apply managerial accounting concepts to solve business financial problems.
  • Demonstrate awareness of general education concepts - writing, math, science, social science, communications, and PE/health.

Business Accounting Certificate
Students will be able to:
  1. Apply the steps in the accounting cycle to record accounting transactions and adjustments, and create financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles.
  2. Create financial statements and record accounting transactions & adjustments utilizing accounting software.
  3. Create payroll functions for a business entity.
  4. Construct spreadsheets to report financial performance and project financial estimates.
  5. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles and their application as they relate to financial statements.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in a business environment.

Computerized Accounting Certificate
Students will be able to:
  1. Apply the steps in the accounting cycle to record accounting transactions and adjustments, and create financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles.
  2. Create financial statements and record accounting transactions and adjustments utilizing accounting software.
  3. Create payroll functions for a business entity.
  4. Construct spreadsheets to report financial performance and project financial estimates.
Students planning to transfer and complete a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting are advised to follow the FCC Business Administration Transfer AA degree requirements due to course transfer acceptance requirements at most transfer institutions (except at schools as noted below). FCC has articulation agreements with the following institutions for students graduating with an A.A.S. in Accounting and who are looking for transfer opportunities. For more information, contact the Counseling & Advising Office at 301.846.2471.
  • University of Maryland University College, Main campus & Universities at Shady Grove/Hagerstown–B.S. Accounting (Business Administration minor)
  • Capella University - BS Business, Business Administration