Accounting Degrees

Accounting AAS Accounting AAS-T Business DTA

Accounting Associate of Applied Science-T (Accounting AAS-T)

North’s AAS-T degree is designed for students who are who will transfer to bachelor programs including NSC’s International Business baccalaureate degree, Evergreen University or colleges and universities that have articulation agreements with North Seattle College.   The degree requires transfer level English and Math classes and allows you to specialize in Marketing, Data Analytics, Project Management or Entrepreneurship.  Students who want/need to go to work quickly often find this degree to be useful.   Coming Soon! Fall 2018 the Accounting AAS-T will also transfer to North’s new Property Management bachelor’s degree (PM BAS).  *Note: see below for information regarding BAS degree

Associate of Business Direct Transfer Agreement (AB-DTA)

Many students in accounting earn an AB-T degree and transfer to a 4-year school, where they major in business administration or accounting, in preparation for jobs at the supervisory or management level. North’s AB-T graduates do extremely well as transfer students.  Principles of Accounting I, II and III at North are transferable to 4-year colleges and universities and are part of the curriculum completed by AB transfer students.  Transfer students who wish to go on to a 4-year accounting program should work with an advisor to chart their specific course to the transfer institution of their choice. The Business DTA degree is designed for students who want to transfer to public universities such as University of Washington as a junior.  Many private colleges also accept these degrees.  The degree requires transfer level English and Math classes and directs which specific courses students must take to transfer.  This following link provides specific information about the Business DTA degree: NSC Business DTA degree

Accounting Associate of Applied Science (Accounting AAS)

The AAS Accounting degree does not require that you take transfer level English and Math classes and is designed for students who are not going to transfer to a baccalaureate program.   This degree prepares you for immediate and future accounting supervisory positions like staff accountant and assistant bookkeeper. The program includes accounting and business skills, as well as college transfer and supporting courses designed to strengthen your self-assurance and leadership skills. 

* Note: Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS) A baccalaureate degree with a major in a technical area with substantial applied content. A B.A.S. degree incorporates and utilizes the credits from a previous associate’s degree, plus two more years of focused applied hands on learning within the courses.