Accounting (429D)

Southern State Business Banner, Accounting

This program can be completed entirely Online.

Nature of Profession

Accounting personnel compile and analyze business records. They also prepare financial reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with legal regulations. The major opportunity fields are auditing, public accounting, managerial accounting and governmental accounting.

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Transfer Agreements

Southern State has articulation/transfer agreements with many four-year institutions. Find the transfer agreements for Accounting below.

  • Franklin University
  • Miami University

Earn Industry Certifications

In this program students will have the opportunity to achieve an industry level certification. Our curriculum aligns with the certification content. Below are certifications that students can obtain as they move through the program. Learn more about the certification at the Test Centers.

  • Quickbooks Certified User Logo
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Logo

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Recording - Accurately summarize business transactions according to current professional standards and practices.
  • Reporting - Create reports that communicate information clearly to the intended audience as governed by professional standards or required by law.
  • Analysis - Apply appropriate methodologies for analyzing business data to make informed decisions.
  • Technology - Utilize relevant technological tools to efficiently and effectively perform tasks.
  • Research - Identify and apply relevant professional standards or laws to solve complex problems.
  • Judgement - Identify alternative courses of action and recommend optimal solutions.
  • Communication - Effectively present Information in multiple formats tailored to the Intended audience.
  • Ethical Conduct - Adhere to the professional standards set forth by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Professionalism - Develop a professional reputation through your work habits and interactions with others.
  • Collaboration - Work productively with others to accomplish goals.


Fall Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BADM 2251 Business Law I - The Legal Environment 3
CSCI 2218 Excel 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
Arts & Humanities Elective 3

Spring Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1102 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 2230 Computerized Accounting (Quickbooks) 3
BADM 2252 Business Law II (The Formation & Regulation of Business) 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
MATH 1125 or MATH 1141 or Higher Quantitative Reasoning or College Algebra or Higher 4

Fall Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 2201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 2206 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 2210 Tax Accounting 3
BADM 2208 Supervision & Leadership 3
ECON 2205 Principles of Microeconomics 3

Spring Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 2202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 2221 Auditing 3
BADM 2222 Business Finance 3
BADM 2290 Problems in Business 3
ECON 2206 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Program Total: 61

*MATH 1141 or Higher may be required for Transfer Institutions

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