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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 examiners assistant. The Business Department also offers a transfer curriculum to a four-year university.


Accounting Salary Averages in California:

Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks: $12.08-$28.91/hour

Accountant or Auditor: $20.86 - $56.18/hour

Tax Preparers: $10.25-$39.94/hour

Payroll and Time Keeping Clerks: $13.32-$29.27/hour

Information gathered from onetonline.org which is sponsored by the Department of Labor, 2014

Associate of Science Degree and Certificate
of Achievement

For the Associate of Science Degree in Accounting, complete 23 units of coursework listed above as well as the LMC General Education requirements.  


For the Certificate of Achievement in Accounting, complete 23 units of coursework listed above.