This two-year associate of technical science (ATS) degree program provides students with a foundation in accounting, business and computer applications. Many of the courses required for this degree transfer to baccalaureate institutions. Students must work closely with their advisers to ensure proper course sequencing and choice.
Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses
Prerequisites for the ATS degree option: ENGL 97, MATH 99 or qualifying placement scores.
Core Program Requirements
Students who complete the ATS in Accounting should be able to:
- Use and apply accounting and business concepts in real-life situations.
- Use their training and education to seek employment or advance in current employment in business-related fields.
- Know current practices, principles, and rules used in business and/or accounting.
- Develop a foundation for continued studies towards a transfer degree in business.
This degree option is for students who intend to work in the bookkeeping/accounting profession after two years of study, or for those currently employed who seek additional training. Students with the immediate goal
of completing a four-year degree in accounting should seek the business transfer (associate in arts and sciences) option.
To be eligible for the associate degree or certificate, students must earn at least a “C” grade (2.0) in all core program courses and a cumulative 2.0 grade point average or higher. Core program courses may have prerequisite requirements. English and mathematics courses require qualifying placement scores or acceptable preparatory coursework in those subjects. See course descriptions for details.