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Corporate Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
ENG124  College Composition
BUS124  Business Analysis with Algebra
BUS121  Business Administration
AOT226  Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel
ACC130  Business Law & Ethics
ACC132  Financial Accounting
ACC127  Quantitative Business Statistics
COM121  Effective Speaking
BUS221  Microeconomics
Arts & Humanities Elective
ACC221  Intermediate Accounting I
ACC133  Managerial Accounting
ACC228  Business Taxation
MTH106  Math for Technology
Technical Elective
ACC223  Cost Accounting
ACC222  Intermediate Accounting II
ACC225  Auditing or ACC237 Fraud Examination
FIN220  Business Finance
Technical Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 72-74

The goal is that students successfully completing the accounting program – corporate major will be exposed to all the tools and skills necessary to be successful in an accounting career. They will have covered all the technical knowledge required and practiced its application. Students will demonstrate their acquired knowledge and abilities throughout the program within individual classes and in the capstone course.

The current business environment requires all prospective employees to have good communication skills, both written and oral, and to be able to interact with co-workers and clients in a professional manner. Employers also expect workers to have strong computational skills, to be computer literate and to be able to think critically. All students completing a program at Stark State College will be introduced, provided practice in and be expected to master these basic competencies.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; www.acbsp.org

Get the solid foundation in accounting theory you need for entry- to upper-level accounting positions and career advancement. You’ll be ready for jobs in corporate accounting in financial information preparation, reporting and analysis or cost accounting; governmental accounting; nonprofit accounting; and accounting for partnerships or sole proprietorships. You’ll also be exposed to all of the technical subject material covered on the CMA Exam. The program is flexible, with day and night, classes available face-to-face or fully online. You can transition to become a certified management accountant.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied business in accounting

CERTIFICATE OPTIONS
Fundamental Payroll One-year Certificate
Bookkeeping One-year Certificate
Basic Accounting Career Enhancement Certificate
Financial Accounting Career Enhancement Certificate
Managerial Accounting Career Enhancement Certificate
Taxation Career Enhancement Certificate

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• health care
• industry
• government
• not-for-profit
• banking

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N) 
• bookkeeper
• staff accountant
• accounts payable analyst
• accounts receivable analyst
• internal auditor
• controller

PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS 
Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships
Daniel Schonhoft and Thomas Presper Accounting Technology Annual Scholarship
Faculty Association Scholarship
Stark State Foundation Scholarships
Stark State President's Scholarship

JOIN STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 
Institute of Management Accountants student chapter
Enactus (Entrepreneurial Action Us club)

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Don Mullen
Department Chair, Accounting and Finance
330-966-5453, Ext. 4037
dmullen@starkstate.edu