Rock Valley College

Accounting Degree

Degree conferred: Associate in Applied Science - 65 credits
Program contact: Division of Business/Computers & Information Systems, (815) 921-3101


Program overview

Graduates of this program will play a central role in the financial life of a business or client. They will learn to assemble, identify, record, and interpret financial information in private and public accounting. Students who decide to go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree will find other opportunities available in a wide range of

Work and employment

Graduates of this program are prepared to assume positions such as accounting technician, accounting assistant, accounting clerk, or bookkeeper.

Transfer Opportunities

Graduates of this degree (or program) have limited transfer options.  Students are advised to contact the institution to which they plan to transfer to ensure course transfer credit availability.  Students should also consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the Accounting program.  


General Education Course Requirements: (Select at least 16 credits)

Number Title
  ENG-101 Composition I
  CIS-102 Intro to Computers & Info Systems
  PCI-106 Microcomputer Applications/Windows Based
  SPH-131 Fundamentals of Communication