Associate of Applied Science in Accounting
Pikes Peak Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Accounting degree program from Pikes Peak Community College is designed for students aiming to find immediate entry-level accounting positions or for those already working in the accounting profession. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Prepare the four major financial statements & interpret the data by analyzing ratios
  • Record daily business transactions in the five major journals
  • Post to a general ledger, as well as accounts receivable & accounts payable subsidiary ledgers
  • Apply ethical principles to solve accounting dilemmas
  • Use QuickBooks & have the ability to adapt to other accounting information systems
  • Process payroll manually & online
  • Prepare income tax returns
  • Analyze budgets to plan & control business operations


This degree program requires 60-61 credits for completion.

School Accreditation Statement

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

Geographic Restrictions

Pikes Peak Community College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.