Accounting Pathway

The Associate of Science

A.A./A.S. Accounting Program Mission:

The Accounting program is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree and to seamlessly transfer to a four year college or university in the areas of accounting or related financial areas.


Contact Information

Terry Mullins
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50292

Program and Career Description

Students completing a bachelor's degree in accounting have a variety of career opportunities available to them in the accounting field. The Associate of Science in Accounting is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of the bachelor's degree in a community college setting. Our students work closely with accounting and other business faculty.

Tennessee Transfer PathwayLearn how to transfer to a 4-year school with your degree from JSCC

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement (All required) 
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
ENGL 1020 English Composition II
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication

Choose THREE Humanities Courses (One must be a literature Course)  
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ART 2020 Art History Survey II
ART 1035 Intro to Art
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2110 Early American Literature
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 Modern British Literature
ENGL 2310 Early World Literature
ENGL 2320 Modern World Literature
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 1040 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

TWO Social and Behavioral Science Courses
ECON 2100 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics

Choose TWO History Courses  (American History is required for TBR Schools.)
HIST 1110 Survey of World Civilizations I
HIST 2320 Modern World History
HIST 2010 Survey of American History I
HIST 2020 Modern United States History

Choose TWO Natural Science Courses 
BIOL 1110 General Biology I
BIOL 1120 General Biology II
BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I
PHYS 2020 Non-Calculus Based Physics II
PHYS 2110 Calculus Based Physics I
PHYS 2120 Calculus Based Physics II
PSCI 1010 Survey of Physical Science I
PSCI 1020 Principles of Earth/Space

Choose ONE Mathematics Course 
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability*

Major Required Courses
ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II
MATH 1710 Precalculus I or MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
INFS 1010 Computer Applications
COL 1030 College to Career Navigation
One (1) Credit Guided Elective

*Note: Students planning to transfer to UTK must complete MATH 2050 Calculus-Based Probability and Statistics.

The Associate of Science Accounting Major requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites.