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Associate in Applied Science in Accounting

Program Details

The online Associate in Applied Science in Accounting degree program from Lehigh Carbon Community College provides students with the necessary skills for entry level accounting positions in such areas as accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing. Upon completion, students are able to:

  • ​Describe and illustrate basic financial accounting concepts, principles, and systems for service, merchandising, and manufacturing enterprises
  • ​Use accounting concepts and principles as applicable to sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations
  • ​Analyze financial statements and business operations
  • Apply cost accounting principles and procedures to a manufacturing business
  • ​Demonstrate and integrate computer literacy within an accounting framework
  • ​Apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities
  • ​Recognize ethical problems in businesss


  • High school transcripts or GED scores
  • College transcripts (if applicable)
  • Placement test (some students may be exempt)

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


LCCC is not authorized to deliver online courses in California, Florida, Massachusetts, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.