Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
9/14/2015Cecil College
Proposal
AASAccounting11/13/2015Approved2/19/2016
Accounting Program Description
<p>Cecil College has submitted a proposal to offer a new 60-credit hour Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Accounting. The proposed program will prepare students for initial employment in the field of accounting in small to large-sized businesses.  Students will receive training to process and record routine data and transactions, as well as prepare accounting statements and analyze various types of accounting data. Professionals in this field conduct bookkeeping, accounting and auditing, review expenditures, receipts, accounts payable, invoices and profit/losses, wages.  Some are full-charge bookkeeping clerks who maintain an entire organization’s books.  Classes will be taught in face-to-face instruction. Students will acquire skills in bookkeeping software, online spreadsheets, databases and accounting software.</p>