AA in Accounting

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Accounting at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units is required to include:

  • All Foothill General Education requirements (30 Units)
  • Core courses (39 Units)
  • Support courses (10 Units)
  • Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

All accounting courses offered at Foothill College meet the unit requirement set by the California Board of Accountancy.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (39 units)
ACTG 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I 5
ACTG 1B FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II 5
ACTG 1C MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 5
ACTG 64A COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING PRAC QUICKBOOKS 2
ACTG 64B COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING PRAC EXCEL 2
ACTG 67 TAX ACCOUNTING 5
BUSI 18 BUSINESS LAW 5
BUSI 22 PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 4
ECON 1A * PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 5
or ECON 1B * PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 5
     
SUPPORT COURSES (10 units)
ACTG 51A INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 4
ACTG 51B INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 4
ACTG 51C INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III 4
ACTG 52 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING 5
ACTG 53 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS 5
ACTG 58 AUDITING 5
ACTG 59 FRAUD EXAMINATION 5
ACTG 60 ACCOUNTING FOR SMALL BUSINESS 5
ACTG 65 PAYROLL & BUSINESS TAX ACCOUNTING 4
ACTG 66 COST ACCOUNTING 5
ACTG 68A ADVANCED TAX ACCOUNTING I 4
ACTG 68B ADVANCED TAX ACCOUNTING II 4
ACTG 68C ADVANCED TAX ACCOUNTING III 3
ACTG 75 ACCOUNTING FOR GOVERNMENTS & NOT-FOR-PROFITS 5
ACTG 76 ETHICS IN ACCOUNTING 5
BUSI 91L INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION PROCESSING 4
ECON 1A * PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 5
ECON 1B * PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 5

* May be taken only once for credit (either Core or Support).

Based on the 2013-2014 degree program. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Program webpage.