Accountancy

The Accountancy program of study is designed for the student who plans to pursue a career in accounting after completion of a bachelor's degree program. Upon completion of the degree at Illinois Central College, most of the general education requirements at most state universities in Illinois will have been met as well as the usual accounting and business courses found in the typical first two years of a bachelor´s degree. Public accounting, private accounting, managerial accounting, cost and governmental accounting are a sampling of the areas in which the student may specialize after transferring to a four-year bachelor´s degree.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
ECON 110 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS  3
ECON 111 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS  3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 3
MATH 135 CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES  4
LIFE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL SCIENCE * 7
FINE ARTS * 3
HUMANITIES * 3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 120 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING  4
ACCTG 121 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING  4
BUS 203 BUSINESS STATISTICS  4
BUS 215 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS  3
APPROVED ELECTIVES ** 6

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Approved Electives: BUS 110, 111; CMPSC 120; MATH 115

This degree program is offered online.  Please contact the Virtual Campus Office for more information.  (309) 694-8888 or www.icc.edu/VirtualCampus.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; COMM 110; Life Science; Humanities; Approved Elective
Spring Semester 1ENGL 111; MATH 135; Social Science; Fine Arts; Approved Elective
Fall Semester 2ACCTG 120; BUS 215; ECON 110; Physical Science
Spring Semester 2ACCTG 121; BUS 203; ECON 111; Humanities/Fine Arts

Program Contact Information

Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training