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A.A.S Accounting Technology

A.A.S Accounting Technology

Why Accounting Technology?

This two-year (60 credit) program designed to provide students with the skills necessary to perform fundamental accounting functions within a business. Students will be prepared for employment in general accounting occupations. This program can be completed online.

Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the elements of the accounting cycle;
  • Prepare and interpret financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Demonstrate use of accounting software;
  • Compute payrolls and prepare basic payroll tax forms;
  • Prepare basic income tax returns;
  • Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing.
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Total Credits for Program Completion: 60

  First Year - Fall Semester     16 Credits Credits
Basic MS Office3
Intro to Business Writing3
Written Communication Elective(3)
Business Mathematics3
Principles of Financial Accounting4
  First Year - Spring Semester     14 Credits Credits
Oral Communication Elective3
MS Office3
Principles of Managerial Accounting4
Payroll Accounting3
Career Development and Interpersonal Skills1
  Second Year - Fall Semester     15 Credits Credits
Income Tax Fundamentals3
Human Resource Management3
Business Law3
MS Excel3
  Second Year - Spring Semester     15 Credits Credits
Personal Finance3
Foundations of Government & Not for Profit Accounting3
Computerized Accounting3
Business Internship3

Please refer to the the Current Catalog for specific program details.