Program Overview

The Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to prepare students for occupations in the accounting profession. Job responsibilities depend on the area of specialization: public accounting, managerial accounting, or governmental accounting.

Accountants help individuals and businesses manage their money by setting up and maintaining accounting systems, preparing budgets, studying company operations, performing audits, and preparing government forms. They help management plan and control company activities. Accounting graduates have a wide variety of job opportunities available to them in industry, in governmental agencies, or in the public accounting sector. Beginning accountants usually start as ledger accountants, internal auditors, or as trainees for technical accounting positions.

The associate of applied science degree is awarded for successful completion of 61-62 credit hours as outlined.

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    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Lone Star College System is a two-year public school located in The Woodlands, Texas. The school began in 1972 as North Harris County College and the school’s name changed to the current name in 2007. The college has five branch campuses (CyFair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, Tomball) and two university centers (University Center in the Woodlands, University Park in Harris County).

    Lone Star College System offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. Continuing education, professional development, and courses for high school students are also offered. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. LSCS has partnerships with many four-year universities so that students can obtain bachelors and masters degrees at one of the two University Centers. Many degrees and certificates are offered 100% online, as well as individual courses.

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