Business: Accounting and Finance
Associate of Science

Business Management and Administration offers a two-year degree with a one-year certificate in Accounting/Management. The student completes a business core to develop a general knowledge of business and professional practices. The Associate of Applied Science degree provides the education necessary to enter the job market above the entry-level.

Related Employment Fields
Bookkeeping, Accounting Assistant, Payroll Administration, Financial Analysis, Office Manager, Small Business Management, Financial Services, Nonprofit Organizations.

After Colby Community College

It's important to note that while a certificate in accounting/ management can provide a foundation for entry-level positions, higher-level roles may require further education or professional certifications such as a bachelor's degree in accounting or relevant professional designations (e.g., Certified Public Accountant - CPA). Additionally, gaining practical experience through internships or volunteer opportunities can enhance your prospects in the job market.

Total Hours: 64


Course Sequence

FY100 First Year Experience 1
EN176 English Composition I 3
MA178 College Algebra 3
AC101 Accounting Fundamentals 3
CO176 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
BU178 Introduction to Business 3
  TOTAL 16

EN177 English Composition II 3
AC177 Accounting I 3
BU212 Business Communications 3
MA205 Elements of Statistics 3
  Physical Education Gen. Ed. 1-3
  Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed 3
  TOTAL 18

  Science Gen. Ed. 3
EC277 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  Humanities Gen. Ed Course 3
BU175 Personal Finance 3
  Mathematics 3
  TOTAL 15

  Humanities Gen. Ed. 3
  Oral Communication Gen. Ed. 3
BU217 The Legal Environment of Business 3
AC257 Managerial Accounting 3
EC276 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  TOTAL 15


Course # Course Title Credits
CO176 Int Comp Cncpts&Apps 3 Credits
EN176 English Composition I 3 Credits
EN177 English Composition II 3 Credits
FY100 First Year Experience 1 Credits
PE177 Personal & Community Health 3 Credits
AC101 Accounting Fundamentals 3 Credits
AC177 Accounting I 3 Credits
AC178 Accounting II 3 Credits
AC257 Managerial Accounting 3 Credits
BU175 Personal Finance 3 Credits
BU178 Intro to Business 3 Credits
BU212 Business Communications 3 Credits
BU217 Legal Environment of Business 3 Credits
EC276 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Credits
EC277 Principles Microeconomics 3 Credits
MA178 College Algebra 3 Credits
MA205 Elements of Statistics 3 Credits
SP176 Public Speaking 3 Credits