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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2019-2020 Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting and Business, A.A.S.

The choice of accounting as a career objective is appropriate for individuals with some aptitude for mathematics and an ability to concentrate on detail and analyze numerical data.

This program gives students a basic foundation in general education, as well as the vocational competencies necessary for entry-level employment in various fields of business and government. Students must complete a heavy concentration of accounting courses and other supporting courses for a minimum of 60 credits.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101
English Composition 
(ELL 101  is an approved substitution for ENG 101)
3   ENG 112 Technical Writing I 3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3   ACC 102 Principles of Accounting II 3
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I 3   BUS 104 Legal Environment of Business  3
CSC 102  Introduction to Information Technology  3   MGT 103 Principles of Management 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Diversity 3   ECO 202 Microeconomic Principles 3
ECO 201 Macroeconomic Principles 3   ACC 205 Income Tax Accounting II 3
ACC 105 Income Tax Accounting I 3   ACC 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3   ACC 210 Managerial Accounting 3
IST 106 Spreadsheet Software 3   MGT 203 Finance 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (21-23 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences

Biological/Physical Science



*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 & ELL-101


Degree Requirement (60 Credits)