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Accounting (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation  Petitions that are submitted without a counselor’s approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest degree requirements, check the LAVC catalog.

Complete the following 7 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
ACCTG 001 Introductory Accounting I 5
ACCTG 002* Introductory Accounting II 5
ACCTG 003* Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCTG 008 Income Tax Preparation 3
BUS 001 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 032 Business Communications 3
LAW 001 Business Law I 3

Complete 1 COURSE from the following 

Course Course Title UNITS
ACCTG 011* Cost Accounting 3
ACCTG 018* Computerized Payroll Accounting 3
ACCTG 019 Ethics For Accounting Professionals 3

Complete 2 COURSES from the following 

Course Course Title UNITS
BUS 038  Business Computations 3
CAOT 078 Microcomputer Acctg Applications for the Electronic Office


CAOT 082 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office 3
FINANCE 008++ Personal Finance and Investments 3
MGMT 001 Principles of Management 3

Total units required for major: 34

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 5

Total units required: 60

                               Finance 8++ is a General Education (GE) Course LAVC area D2 & CSU area B4  (starting Fall 2019)

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.