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The Associate of Science in Accounting is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary for a basic understanding of business and an introduction to accounting. The program emphasizes computer skills, written and verbal communication as well as an introduction to accounting theory. Earn your A.S. in Accounting and you are poised to continue directly into the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program or seek employment as a clerk in an accounting office, as a tax preparation specialist, or a bookkeeper for a small business.



Program Level

  • Associate

Degree Type

  • Associate of Science

Program Goals

Upon successful completion of the Associate of Science in Accounting degree, students will:

  • demonstrate competence in writing for a specific purpose, using contemporary technologies as well as mathematics.
  • demonstrate intermediate level knowledge of accounting topics related to the structure of the multiple-step income statement and classified balance sheet (particularly the asset section), to long-term liability and equity sections of the balance sheet, and to the statement of cash flows.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their field.
  • develop the skills necessary to¬†succeed in their fields including leadership abilities and a heightened sense of social responsibility and ethics.


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4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-8814

Goldey-Beacom College is a Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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