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Accounting Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

Do you have a passion for ACCOUNTING?

If you're good with numbers and have an eye for detail, accounting could be a great career for you.  

According to the Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, accountants and auditors

  • "prepare and examine financial records"
  • "ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time"
  • "assess financial operations" and
  • "work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently."

Most accountants and auditors work full-time, and projected growth in the field is higher than average.

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Who is eligible for the Accounting Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 

How do I apply to THE Accounting Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY CLASSES?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area   CH
 •+*ENC1101, English I 3
 +*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area  
 Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area  
 •+*STA2023, Statistics 3
 +*MAC2233, Calculus for Business 3
Natural Sciences Area  
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •ECO2013, Economics, Macro 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites 
 CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications 3
 *ACG2001, Financial Accounting I 3
 +*ACG2011, Financial Accounting II 3
 ECO2023, Economics, Micro 3
 +ACG2071, Managerial Accounting 3
Electives
  Electives 9
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS  60

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE:

CGS2518, Spreadsheets for Business Environments, 3 crs.


• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites  and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

Contact the Advisor

Tracy Sewell, MAcc
Associate Professor of Accounting
850-769-1551, extension 4826

tsewell@gulfcoast.edu

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Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology
850-872-3839
mboyd@gulfcoast.edu

 
 
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