Core Courses

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business College Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Accounting Simulations
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Computer Accounting
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Database/Spreadsheets
  • Economics
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Accounting Spreadsheets
  • Financial Analysis
  • Workplace Professionalism

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 63
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

View Suggested Sequence of Study & Course Cost



Graduates work as office accountants or managers in small businesses and as bank tellers or customer service representatives in financial institutions. They also find positions working in financial or accounting offices in public, private, or government accounting departments working with financial statement preparation, payroll, income taxes, budgeting, and cost accounting.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $24,800 $37,500 $43,800

Source: 2018 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Advanced Systems, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Gray Transportation Waterloo, IA
Harrison Truck Centers Waterloo, IA
Hellman Waterloo, IA
Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo Waterloo, IA
McGladrey LLP Waterloo, IA
Paul R. Nielsen Co., PC Cedar Falls, IA
The Principal Financial Group Waterloo, IA

Contact Us

Admissions Email us 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Lisa Wright Email us 319-296-2329 ext.1068 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Patrick Geer Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1371 Black Hawk Hall 212
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email me 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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