Program Overview

The Associate in Arts in Business and Accounting program at Lansing Community College is designed for those interested in advancing their education at a four-year university and/or pursing a bachelor’s degree. Completing an Associate in Arts degree will satisfy the MACRAO Transfer Agreement with many of Michigan’s two-year and four-year institutions. Lansing Community College provides program students accounting courses that have been accepted by the Michigan State Board of Accountancy, ensuring students are eligible to sit for the C.P.A. Examination. 

The program requires all enrolled students to complete various credit requirements in order to be eligible for graduation. The program will require the student to successfully complete 32 General Education credits. Within the 32 General Education credits, the student will need to take four credits in science and mathematics and eight credits in english composition, humanities, and social science. Students also need to complete a total of 21 Major credits, and seven Elective credits. Some of the Major Courses that will be offered during the program are Principles of Accounting I, Introduction to Business, Principles of Economics-Micro, and Principles of Mgmt/Leadership. 

Upon graduation of the program, students will have learned how to prepare, analyze, and validate financial reports, taxes and other accounting data.  Students will then be able to relay information system data to upper-level management within work settings such as industry, business and government. The instructors within the program are experienced and will teach students how to apply real-world business skills within various work environments.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    • Prospective students that are 18 years or older are able to attend by submitting an application.
    • High school students that are between 14-18 years old may apply under the High School Dual Enrollment Program.
    • Home school students that are between 14-18 years old may apply under the Home School Program.

    School Overview

    Lansing Community College is a two-year public school located in Lansing, Michigan. LCC was founded in 1957 by Phillip Gannon. Lansing is the third largest community college in Michigan based on enrollment size and holds classes at off-campus learning centers throughout the Lansing region and in Howell and St. Johns.

    Lansing Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. Classes are offered in traditional and off-campus formats and are held during the day, evening, and weekends for optimum convenience. Off-campus learning includes: online courses, telelearning, The University Center, and off-campus learning locations.


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