AAS to BA in Accounting (Ashford University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Ashford University)
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ACCOUNTING

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Business, Hospitality and Global Trade

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AAS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 18)

  • ACCT 2301 – Principles of Financial Accounting Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. ACNT 1303 and ACNT 1304 are recommended prior to enrollment in ACCT 2301 for a student with no accounting background.
  • ACNT 1311 – Introduction to Computerized Accounting Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Mathematics Core Elective This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • ELECTIVE Must take any three-hour college-level course to satisfy this elective requirement.
  • ELECTIVE Must take any three-hour college-level course to satisfy this elective requirement.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 12)

  • ACCT 2302 – Principles of Managerial Accounting Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • ACNT 1313 – Computerized Accounting Applications Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Core Elective This is a (CB 040 or CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
    • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking OR
    • SPCH 1321 – Business and Professional Communication These are (CB 090) Core courses.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

  • ACNT 2303 – Intermediate Accounting I Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics This is a (CB 080) Core course.
  • HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.
  • ELECTIVEACCOUNTING SPECIALTY* Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • ELECTIVEACCOUNTING SPECIALTY* Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

*Accounting Specialty Elective must be selected from the following courses: ACNT 1329, ACNT 1331, ACNT 1347, ACNT 1380, ACNT 1391, ACNT 2304, ACNT 2309, ACNT 2311, ACNT 2380

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15)

  • ECON 2302 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.
  • ACNT 2302 – Accounting Capstone Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • ELECTIVEACCOUNTING SPECIALTY* Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • ELECTIVEACCOUNTING SPECIALTY* Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

*Accounting Specialty Elective must be selected from the following courses: ACNT 1329, ACNT 1331, ACNT 1347, ACNT 1380, ACNT 1391, ACNT 2304, ACNT 2309, ACNT 2311, ACNT 2380

ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ACCOUNTING

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Ashford University portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Academic Partners Office at Articulation@Ashford.edu. It is best to apply to Ashford University 3-5 weeks before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application as well as an unofficial transcript showing your degree. All courses starting at Semester 2 are required unless otherwise noted.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

  • BUS 105 – Business & Academic Success Required entry-point course.
  • GEN 103 – Information Literacy
  • ENG 122 – English Composition II
  • PHI 103 – Informal Logic
  • PHI 208 – Ethics and Moral Reasoning

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 16)

  • SCI 207 – Our Dependence Upon the Environment
  • GEN 499 – General Education Capstone
  • ACC 305 – Intermediate Accounting I Prerequisite: ACC 206
  • ACC 306 – Intermediate Accounting II Prerequisite: ACC 305
  • ACC 307 – Intermediate Accounting III Prerequisite: ACC 306

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

  • BUS 308 – Statistics for Managers
  • BUS 401 – Principles of Finance Prerequisite: ACC 205 or ACC 208 or ACC 281
  • ACC 345 – Leadership & Financial Analysis Prerequisite: ACC 310
  • ACC 380 – Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations Prerequisite: ACC 206
  • BUS 311 – Business Law

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 14)

  • ACC 401 – Federal Income Taxes Prerequisite: ACC 205
  • ACC 407 – Advanced Accounting Prerequisites: ACC 306 and ACC 310
  • ACC 408 – International Accounting Prerequisite: ACC 407
  • ACC 410 – Auditing Prerequisite: ACC 306, ACC 310 and GEN 499
  • Elective 1 Note: student needs 2 elective credits. Student may choose to take a 3-credit Ashford course, or transfer in 2 additional credits from a partner institution.

Please note: course sequence may vary based on course availability and student's individual transfer credit situation. We recommend students work with their Academic Advisor during their second course, to ensure they are not scheduled for any duplicative courses pending their official transfer credit evaluation.

Successful completion of this program by itself does not provide licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization.

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Ashford University 8.19.2020