2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

Accounting Technology, AAS


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Program Description

The world of accounting provides the opportunity to work with financial information at many different levels. Accountants prepare financial statements, track production costs and profit figures, calculate payroll and taxes, and monitor accounts payable and receivable. Accountants also have the ability to choose the type of industry they work in and the kind of accounting they do.

The associate of applied science degree program prepares students to begin successful careers in the accounting profession. The associate degree program includes accounting and related business courses and college-level general education courses. The program features both manual and computerized accounting systems. Students receive comprehensive training in preparation for a variety of employment situations. (Program Length: 5 Semesters)

View the Accounting Technology AAS Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Students that choose PSYC 1101 as their Area II elective could also complete the diploma in Accounting.

Employment Opportunities

Accounting assistant, accounting clerk, audit clerk, bookkeeper, staff accountant, junior accountant

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language Arts/Communication


(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics


(Successful completion of MATH 1111  or MATH 1103  is required)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Total Hours: 63


Elective(s):


Any free elective for which the student has the prerequisites may be used to satisfy this requirement. Program Director suggested electives include:

Note:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

Suggested First Semester classes:


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