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Major Roadmaps

Simplifying the path




This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.



Please check the LMC Catalog and consult with an LMC Counselor. Visit the Business Program Website
for more information. The Business Department also offers degrees in Small Business Operations and
Office Administration


Degrees and Certificates:

Note: We recommend that students have assessed into MATH-012 and ENGL-090 or higher or completed the class before taking many Business classes. Students should also know Microsoft Office or take BUS-035. Please see catalog for advisories for each class.


Fall   Spring    
  3 unitsBUS-018     3 unitsBUS-109    
  4 unitsBUS-186     3 unitsBUS-185    
  3 unitsBusiness Electives*     4 unitsBUS-187    
  6 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)     3 unitsBusiness Electives*    
        3 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)    


Fall year 2



Fall year 2

  15 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)     13 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)    

Certificate of Achievement
23 units


AS in Accounting - 60 Units


* Select a minimum of 6 units from the list of approved Business Electives
on this page





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Accounting Program

Careers in Accounting

The Associate Degree and Certificate of Achievement curriculum in Accounting prepares students for entry-level positions and professional advancement in public, private, and governmental accounting. Entry-level employment opportunities include positions such as accounts payable / receivable clerk, payroll accountant, accounting paraprofessional, and tax examiner assistant. The Business Department also offers a transfer curriculum to a
four-year university.


Accounting Salary Averages in California:

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper: $12.21 - $28.46 and up

Accountant or Auditor: $20.78 - $55.25

Information gathered by Career One Stop (www.careerinfonet.org) which is sponsored by the Department of Labor, 2012

Degrees and Certificate

The Certificate of Achievement requires completion of 23 units of coursework listed above, including at least six units of business electives.


The Associate of Science Degree requires completion of 23 units of coursework that includes the required courses listed above, a minimum of nine units of electives, and completion of all LMC general Education and Graduation requirements. See a counselor if interested in transferring to a four-year college to obtain a Bachelors Degree.


College Skills Certificates require only the classes listed above and are intended to provide continuing education or people with experience in the field or provide specialized short-term training in a specific area.