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2024-2025 Catalog

Accounting, A.A.S.


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JJC Program Code: BU020

ICCB Program Code: BUS 0002
Program CIP Code: 52.0301
Program Standard Occupational Code: 43-3031

 


The Accounting program prepares students to enter employment in introductory levels of accounting. Education is provided in financial and managerial accounting through the intermediate levels. Tax accounting is also included in the accounting education. Business and general education is included in addition to the accounting education. This program is generally not recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.

For further information from the US Department of Labor, go to:

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/mobile/bookkeeping-accounting-and-auditing-clerks.htm

General Education Requirements: 15 Semester Hours


Major Core Electives (Select from the following): 9 Semester Hours


Students may take any course offered by the Business Department as an elective (to include any course with the prefix ACCY, BUS, BLAW, CIS, ECON, FIN, HOSP, MGMT, MKTG, SCM, and TWL).

Total Required Hours: 60 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson 

Program Coordinator      

Program Advisor 

Name:  William O’Connor

Name: 

Name: Michelle Meyer

Email:  woconnor@jjc.edu     

Email:  

Email:  mimeyer@jjc.edu     

Phone: 815-280-2404

Phone: 

Phone: 815-280-2322

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