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Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
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.

Program Note:
This degree program is offered online with the exception of the science courses.  Please contact the department for further information.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110; ACCTG 120; MATH 115; COMM 110; Humanities/Fine Arts

Spring Semester 1:
ENGL 111; ACCTG 121; MATH 135; CMPSC 120; Social Science

Fall Semester 2:
BUS 203; ECON 110; Life Science; Humanities

Spring Semester 2:
ECON 111; BUS 215; Physical Science; Fine Arts


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
MATH 115COLLEGE ALGEBRA **3
MATH 135CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ***4
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 203BUSINESS STATISTICS 4
BUS 215LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
CMPSC 120BUSINESS COMPUTER SYSTEMS 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.
** The appropriate mathematics sequence is contingent on the individual
*** When a student tests into MATH 135, 3 hours of the Mathematics requirement can be waived with the completion of MATH 135 and BUS 203 with a grade of "C" or better. Total credit hours for degree completion remains at a minimum of 64 credit hours.

When a student tests into MATH 135, 3 hours of the mathematics requirement can be waived with the completion of MATH 135 and BUS 203 with a grade of "C" or better.

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