Accounting (9210)

Accounting is vital to successful business operations. Accounting graduates can look forward to an exciting and rewarding career in a variety of business settings.

Lakeland's Accounting program recognizes the growing importance of the use of technology. Through the use of accounting-related software, this program provides students with the computer knowledge and skills needed for success in the accounting field.

Certificates are also available.

Note: Students planning to transfer to a four-year college are encouraged to take ENGL 1120 English Composition II in addition to the following requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACCT 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4
BUSM 1300 Introduction to Business 3
ENGL 1110
English Composition I (A) 1
or English Composition I (B)
FINN 1100 Personal and Family Finance 2
FYEX 1000 First Year Experience 1
MATH 1040 Applied Business Mathematics 2 2
MATH 1050 Mathematics of Finance 2 2
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
ACCT 1200 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 1270 Financial Analysis Using Spreadsheets 3
ACCT 2150 Accounting Information Systems 3
BUSM 2100 Business Law I 3
ECON 2500
Principles of Macroeconomics
or Principles of Microeconomics
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
ACCT 2100 Intermediate Accounting I 4
ACCT 2110 Managerial Accounting: Cost 4
ACCT 2390 Taxation of Individuals 3
COMM 1000 Effective Public Speaking 3
 Credit Hours14
Fourth Semester
ACCT 2200 Intermediate Accounting II 4
ACCT 2210 Managerial Accounting: Finance 4
MATH 2130 Business Statistics 4
Select course(s) from the Arts and Humanities Electives list 3
Select course(s) from the Related Electives list 3
 Credit Hours18
 Total Credit Hours64

 English course selection is based on placement test results (ENGL 1111 English Composition I (B) is 4 credits, only 3 credits apply to the degree).


 Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should take a sequence of math as advised by their counselor.


BUSM 2800 Business Co-op Experience is limited to 2 credits.


Students who substitute MATH 1650 College Algebra (A) or higher for the required combination of MATH 1040 Applied Business Mathematics and MATH 1050 Mathematics of Finance can apply MATH 1040 Applied Business Mathematics and/or MATH 1050 Mathematics of Finance to their Related Electives credits.

Technical course
This course is designated as a technical course in the program. Students must earn a "C" grade or higher in the course to fulfill the college's graduation requirements policy.


Course Title Credit Hours
Related Electives
Any Business Management (BUSM) course(s) except BUSM 1300 or BUSM 2100 33
ECON 2500Principles of Macroeconomics3
or ECON 2600 Principles of Microeconomics
FINN 1200Fundamentals of Investing2
Any Information Technology (ITCS, ITDB, ITIS, ITON) course(s) except ITIS 1520
MATH 1040Applied Business Mathematics 42
MATH 1050Mathematics of Finance 42
MATH 2135Business Statistics II3
Arts and Humanities Electives
ARTS 1120Art Appreciation3
ARTS 2220Survey of Art I3
ARTS 2230Survey of Art II3
ENGL 2250Survey of American Literature I3
ENGL 2260Survey of American Literature II3
ENGL 2280Survey of British Literature I3
ENGL 2290Survey of British Literature II3
HUMX 1100Introduction to Humanities3
MUSC 1200Music Appreciation3
MUSC 1215World Music3
MUSC 1800Popular Music: Rock, Jazz, Country, and Hip-Hop3
MUSC 2200Music History and Literature I3
MUSC 2250Music History and Literature II3
PHIL 1500Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 2000Comparative Religion3
PHOT 1000History of Photography3