A.A.S. Accounting Associate Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 62 credit-hour program is designed to prepare students for employment as junior accountants in business, industry and government. The curriculum includes the study of accounting theory and practice, corporation accounting, and cost accounting. Required business course work provides for an overview of the corporate community and includes economics, business law and management classes. Computer information skills are essential to todays accountants and are also required in this degree.

Established in 1980

CIP: 52-0302 Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

Associates Degree

64 Weeks ( 827.00 Hours / 62.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$8,618.00
Books$4,926.00
Fees$1,591.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$300.00
Total Cost$15,435.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on the eligibility of the individual

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $5,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off scores
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction

Performance Data

Program: A.A.S. Accounting Associate Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 62 credit-hour program is designed to prepare students for employment as junior accountants in business, industry and government. The curriculum includes the study of accounting theory and practice, corporation accounting, and cost accounting. Required business course work provides for an overview of the corporate community and includes economics, business law and management classes. Computer information skills are essential to todays accountants and are also required in this degree.

Established in 1980

CIP: 52-0302 Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

Associates Degree

64 Weeks ( 827.00 Hours / 62.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$8,618.00
Books$4,926.00
Fees$1,591.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$300.00
Total Cost$15,435.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on the eligibility of the individual

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $5,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off scores
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction