Accounting (AS)

The Higher Learning Commission has extended Normandale's accreditation to include the online delivery of the Associate of Science in Accounting. Normandale's Accounting Program is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

This degree is designed for possible employment at the associate degree level and for transfer to a bachelor of science program at some Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, private colleges, and the University of Minnesota. The Associate of Science degree in Accounting includes the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. Completion of this degree is dependent upon a grade of "C" or higher in each of the Specialized Career Program Requirements and the General Education Requirements.

Approval Pending

Specialized Career Program Requirements: (19-20 cr)

ACCT 1853

Federal Income Tax (4)

ACCT 2251

Financial Accounting (4)

ACCT 2252

Managerial Accounting (4)

ACCT 2254

Intro to Management Information Systems (4)

or BUSN 1201

Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1 (3)*

BUSN 2220

Statistics for Bus and Econ (4)

or MATH 1080

Introduction to Statistics (4)

*Recommended for students considering transfer to a bachelor's degree completion program.

General Education Requirements: (40 cr)

ENGC 1101

Freshman Composition (4)

COMM 1111

Interpersonal Communication (3)

or COMM 1101

Fundamentals-Public Speaking (3)

or COMM 1121

Sm Group Communication (3)

MATH 1100

College Algebra - Probability (4)

ECON 2201

Principles of Microeconomics (3)

ECON 2202

Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

PSYC 1110

Introduction to Psychology (4)

or SOC 1104

Intro to Sociology (3)

  • Two courses in MnTC Goal 3 from a minimum of two departments (including one lab course)
  • Two courses in MnTC Goal 6 from a minimum of two departments (PHIL 1170 is recommended)
  • One course in MnTC Goal 7
  • One course in MnTC Goal 10.

Elective Courses:

If necessary, select other Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses to reach 40 credits of General Education Requirements and 60 credits overall.