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Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting

Associate of Applied Science
Thomas Nelson Community College

This degree is designed primarily for persons who seek full-time employment in the accounting field immediately upon completion of the community college program. Persons who are seeking their first employment in an accounting position and those presently in accounting who seek a promotion may benefit from this program.


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Program Requirement Notes

Students who receive a grade lower than "C" in any prerequisite accounting course will be required to repeat the course and earn a grade of "C" or higher.

What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Thomas Nelson Community College within your first year via College Connect
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What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning http://catalog.tncc.edu/content.php?catoid=8&navoid=1372
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Thomas Nelson Community College
College Level Information
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Is This College Right For Me?

Thomas Nelson makes college possible for members of our Peninsula community with affordable tuition, convenient locations, flexible schedules, and innovative programs designed in collaboration with our educational and industry partners in the region. Our outstanding faculty are renowned for high quality instruction; our small class sizes allow students to connect with faculty and receive personalized attention. We prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions as well as for sought-after careers in a variety of in-demand fields. We offer a range of scholarships, internships, articulated program agreements with four-year institutions, and we are nationally recognized for quality of service to members of our military and their families. Thomas Nelson is the first choice for students on the Peninsula for a high-quality, affordable education.

Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance and program placement.
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Virginia’s community colleges offer students more than the opportunity to earn a degree or certificate; they provide a gateway to the Commonwealth’s four-year colleges. Through system-wide negotiated agreements, students who graduate from a Virginia community college with an associate degree and the minimum grade point average required by the four-year college are guaranteed admission to many of the Commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Students should review the Guaranteed Admissions Agreement for the four-year institution they wish to attend to learn more about the process: https://www.tncc.edu/advising/transfer
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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This Section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. Please check with the individual institutions for detailed advice.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociates of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Blue Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Southwest Virginia Community College Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in EngineeringAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Patrick & Henry Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Arts & Sciences2-Year
Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Northern Virginia Community CollegeAccounting, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Northern Virginia Community CollegeBusiness Management, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Northern Virginia Community CollegeBusiness Administration, A.S.AssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences in Business Administration - Spec in Business Information TechAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAAS Degree in Business ManagementAssociateAssociate in Applied Science2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAA&S Degree in Arts and Sciences - Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in Management - Small Business Management SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Science in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Science Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Business ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Science Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in ManagementAssociateAssociates of Applied Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociates of Arts & Science2-Year
Southside Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences with a major in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - ManagementAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Science - Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Science2-Year
Wytheville Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts & Sciences2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in Engineering-Computer Science SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in General StudiesAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies-Computer Science SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Paul D. Camp Community CollegeAssociate of Arts & Sciences in Business Administration AssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management, Major in AccountingBachelorBachelor of Arts4-Year
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management, Major in AccountingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Germanna Community CollegeAssociate in Arts & Sciences Degree in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
43-3031.00Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing ClerksCompute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
43-4011.00Brokerage ClerksPerform duties related to the purchase, sale, or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
43-3051.00Payroll and Timekeeping ClerksCompile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
43-9111.00Statistical AssistantsCompile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
13-2082.00Tax PreparersPrepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.Business and Financial Operations Occupations