Apr 18, 2024  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory


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Academic Program Inventory (API) Titles:

A.A.S. in Accounting

Accounting Concentration within an A.A.S. in Business

Technical Certificate (C1)

CIP codes:                                                  SOC codes:

API CIP code: 32.52.0302.00                      SOC 1: 43-3030               SOC 4: 43-3051

Actual CIP code: 52.0302                           SOC 2: 43-3031              SOC 5: 43-3050

Concentration CIP code: 52.0302              SOC 3: 13-2082              SOC 6: 43-5081

Professional Accrediting Body: Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) at some schools

State Agency/Entity Oversight:   None

Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to be awarded: None

Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT)

Program Description, including Program Outcomes:

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting is designed to prepare students for employment in public, private, and governmental accounting as a paraprofessional.  The program covers financial, managerial, and tax accounting using manual and computerized accounting systems.

A.A.S. in Accounting Program Outcomes:

Student will be able to:

  1. Explain the role of accounting in business and how accounting information systems are used to gather, summarize, report, and analyze financial data.
  2. Perform the steps in the accounting cycle, complying with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of local, state, and federal tax laws and competence in tax planning and compliance.
  4. Identify ethical issues and apply a value-based reasoning system to accounting issues.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of cost accounting systems and the budgeting process.

Curriculum: 60 SCH

The proposed curriculum complies with accreditation standards of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

*General Education Requirements - A.A.S. in Accounting and Concentration in Accounting under the A.A.S. in Business:

General Education Requirements: 15 SCH

ENGL 1010 - English Composition I   3
SPCH 1010 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication   3
ECON 2100 - Macroeconomics    
ECON 2200 - Microeconomics   3

* COURSES MUST BE CHOSEN FROM THE APPROVED TBR LIST OF COMMON GENERAL EDUCATION CORE COURSES. List can be found at http://tbr.edu/offices/academicaffairs.aspx?id=7879



Major Field Core Accounting Concentration within the A.A.S. in Business*: 15 SCH

Additional Approved Courses: 30 SCH

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