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The Accounting AAS degree prepares students to gain a solid and extensive background in accounting. Academic Core courses, economics courses, business courses, and computer skills related to accounting such as spreadsheets, computerized accounting software, and tax systems complete the curriculum. Students find jobs in companies ranging from small proprietorships to corporate accounting departments, governmental organizations, and public accounting firms.

Admission Requirements

Entry into this program only requires completion of an admissions application.


Typing at 30 words per minute or concurrent enrollment in a keyboarding course.

Program Costs

Tuition and Fees


The Accounting program is housed at the Redmond campus.

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Rex Jacobsen

Rex Jacobsen
Tenured Faculty
(425) 739-8323

Rex Jacobsen received his BA degree from Western Washington University with concentrations in Finance, Business Administration, and Information Technology. Rex's private accounting work experience includes working with the Payroll and HR departments of Vivendi Universal, SeaMED Corporation, and Sierra On-Line. At Sierra On-Line, Rex designed and implemented an information system that merged confidential payroll information with human resource data and created numerous accounting reports to assist with completing IRS and other government reports. At Vivendi Universal, Rex helped merge the company's accounting and HR information systems into a multi-million dollar PeopleSoft platform. Rex also has set up computerized systems for small-businesses, utilizing QuickBooks.


Carol Rypkema
Part-Time Faculty