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Accounting (A.S.)
Accounting (A.S.)

Accounting (A.S.)

  • ID:ASU10001
  • Level:Associate Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$13,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$13,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,100.00
  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$13,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$13,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,100.00

* * Spring health insurance amount includes summer.

Estimated Total/program:
$57,080.00
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60
Accept letter
100
Visa
20
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1

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

For undergraduate, freshmen students:

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.3/4.0 on secondary/high school work.

For undergraduate, transfer students:

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.0/4.0 on post-secondary/university/college work

For undergraduate, post-degree students

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.0/4.0 on post-secondary/university/college work

English Requirements

Incoming international undergraduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart.

  • Completion of A-State's ESL Program: 80% or above

  • Completion of CEA accredited language program: Completion certificate for completing all levels

  • Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program: Completion certificate of the program

  • TOEFL-Paper Based*: 500

  • TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*: 46

  • TOEFL-Internet Based***: 61

  • IELTS*: 5.5

  • PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic): 43

  • iTEP Academic Plus*: 4

  • EIKEN: Grade Pre-1

  • SAT scores**: 550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)

  • ACT scores**: 21 (total, and on reading and English sections)

  • High School Marks (India, Nepal, and Pakistan): 60% in English at X and XII in Certificate

  • High School Marks (Kenya): 75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12

  • IB (International Baccalaureate): 5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature

  • High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand: Must have completed two years there and graduated

  • Duolingo English Test: 90

*Note: A-State's code is 6011

**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years

***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.

Course Information

This degree is designed to prepare students for opportunities in entry-level positions in the field of accounting: A/R clerks, P/R clerks, A/P clerks, accounting assistants, and others. This degree was created in response to a recognized need for accounting personnel in Jonesboro and the greater NEA area. In addition to Accounting majors, this degree is perfect for pre-professional program students desiring an introduction into accounting as it pertains to operating a small to medium-size business.

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Associate of Science Major in Accounting

An example of a student’s course schedule to complete the degree in four (4) semesters is as follows:

Year 1

Fall Semester

  • ACCT 2033 Financial Accounting 3

  • CIT 1503 Microcomputer Applications 3

  • ENG 1003 Composition I 3

  • MATH 1023 College Algebra 3

  • BUSN 1003 First Year Experience 3

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

  • ACCT 2133 Managerial Accounting 3

  • ENG 1013 Composition II 3

  • COMS 1203 Oral Communications 3

  • ECON 2313 Macroeconomics 3

  • Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Hours: 15

Year 2

Fall Semester

  • ACCT 2014 Computerized Accounting 4

  • ACCT 3063 Hospitality Accounting 3

  • CIT 3533 Microcomputer Applications II 3

  • Biology And Lab 4

Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester

  • ACCT 2043 Tax Compliance 3

  • History elective 3

  • Physical science and lab 4

  • Soc 2213 sociology 3

  • Humanities elective 3

Total Hours: 16

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

In addition to Accounting majors, this degree is perfect for pre-professional program students desiring an introduction into accounting as it pertains to operating a small to medium-size business.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance: $1100 USD per year 

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