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Accounting Degree

Associate in SCIENCE Degree

To receive an Associate in Science degree from El Camino College Compton Educational Center, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College Compton Educational Center. A notation of "Graduation with Honors" is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

Major Requirements

 Business 1A Financial Accounting                                                                       (4 units)
 Business 1B Managerial Accounting (4 units)
 Business 2A Intermediate Accounting (3 units)
 Business 2B Intermediate Accounting (3 units)
 Computer Information Systems 13 Introduction to Computers (3 units)
 Law 5 Contracts, Sales and Commercial Paper (3 units)

2 courses from the following:

 Business 4 Cost Accounting (3 units)
 Business 5A Income Tax Accounting (4 units)
 Law 6                      Agency, Corporation and Partnerships (3 units)

Total Units 26-27


Preparation for the Transfer Major

For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.

Courses not available at the Compton Center may be taken at the Torrance campus.
Description of courses can be found in the class schedule/catalog.

Contact Information

Alicia Zambrano
(310) 900-1600 x 2779

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