Program Number: 10-101-1
School Year: 2021-2022
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid

Turn your passion for numbers and details into a rewarding career—-get started in the Accounting associate degree program at Moraine Park Technical College and snag the job of your dreams in as little as two years.

About the Program

The Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree at Moraine Park—which is available on campus or online—gives students an in-depth look at all facets of the accounting world. Students learn about teamwork, communication skills and various accounting software programs. Students gain hands-on experience using computers to process financial data for reporting, planning, controlling and decision-making purposes. Graduates of the program are informed about ethical standards for accountants and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

What You'll Learn

In both the traditional and online accounting degree, students learn basic principles such as financial, cost, payroll, taxes, auditing and digital systems from expert instructors. Graduates of the program can process financial transactions, analyze financial and business information, and perform payroll preparation. They are also skilled in carrying out tax accounting preparation for businesses and individuals and identifying internal controls to reduce risk. Students in the program practice using and learning QuickBooks™ and graduates are skilled in multiple types of accounting software.


Number Title Crs
Semester 1
101-112 Accounting 1 4
101-138 Data Management, Analysis and Reporting 3
101-141 Payroll Accounting 3
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
801-136 English Composition 1 3
804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
890-101 College 101 2
Total 19
Semester 2
101-114 Accounting 2 4
101-123 Income Tax Accounting 3
101-134 Introduction to Finance 3
101-154 Applied Accounting 3
801-1xx Communication Course 3
Total 16
Semester 3
101-115 Accounting 3 4
101-125 Cost Management 3
101-130 Quickbooks 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 16
Semester 4
101-128 Auditing 3
 - OR - 
105-152 Business Practicum 3
101-145 Integrated Accounting Applications 3
101-158 Accounting Capstone 3
105-160 Business Law 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 15
Total Credits 66