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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Accounting Technology, AAS


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AC13

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.

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 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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