Major in Accounting (ACCT) Associate Degree in Applied Science – 63 Semester Hours

The Accounting Associate Degree can be obtained completely ONLINE through the selection of appropriate classes. The Accounting Associate Degree in Applied Science program prepares students to systematically record, interpret, and present financial data. According to forecasts, accountants are near the top of the list of promising careers for the future. Career opportunities include entry positions such as general accounting, payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Selected accounting classes are available during the day and evening.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Finance.


Program Contact:

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663, ext. 263

M133E


The Accounting Specialist Certificate program provides students with a working knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general accounting activities. Students may apply the courses taken in the Accounting Specialist Certificate to the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Accounting.

Accounting Specialist Certificate can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Finance.


Program Contact:

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663, ext. 263

M133E


The Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate program is designed to provide a foundation for those seeking to start, build or manage their own business. The program introduces students to a variety of topics, such as assessing organizational strategies and practices, developing a business idea and plan, applying sound management principles to real-life business situations, and understanding key functions such as business law, customer service, e-commerce, small business operations and quality. Students independently develop their own business plan and are connected with local stakeholders for individual support needed throughout the business development process.

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes.

Students may apply courses in the Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in Management.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration.


Program Contact:

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663, ext. 263

M133E


Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

The Office Management Certificate is designed to provide fundamental knowledge and skills in a wide variety of office management and administration applications to run a one-person or small office or department. The certificate offers a broad foundation of knowledge about organizations and how they operate and includes technical skills in accounting, payroll, supervision, human resources, computer technology, and professional communications to ensure graduates are able to manage all administrative functions to supplement on-the-job knowledge about the particular business or organization.

Office Management Certificate can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration.


Program Contact:

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663, ext. 263

M133E


Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

The Supervision and Leadership Foundations Certificate program is designed to provide fundamental knowledge and entry-level skills necessary for careers in supervision, management and general business. The certificate is designed for those seeking a first job where a degree is not required, as an enhancement to current job responsibilities or for those in a technical career field seeking general business skills. The program offers a broad foundation of knowledge about organizations and how they operate, such as assessing organizational strategies and practices, applying sound management principles to real-life business situations, and understanding key functions such as business law, human resources, customer service, quality and operations management. It is beneficial for those who aspire to supervision and management positions as well as those who want a basic understanding of business principles and practices to enhance effectiveness in any position. Students may apply courses in the Supervision and Leadership Foundations Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in Management.

Supervision and Leadership Foundations Certificate can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes.


Program Contact:

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663, ext. 263

M133E


Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

The Management Associate Degree in Applied Science program is a study of the art and science of directing a business toward its desired goals. The program develops management, communication, mathematics, and problem-solving skills required in supervisory and leadership positions. In addition, critical business topics such as accounting, economics, finance, and information processing technology are introduced.

The Management Associate Degree can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration.


Program Contact:

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663, ext. 263

M133E


Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

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