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Accounting Technology, AAS

This program gives students a high level of proficiency as a technical accountant and leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting Technology. A technical accountant will possess the skills necessary to perform all accounting functions within the business organization except those of an advanced nature. The student receives a well-rounded business education and should be able to perform organizational and supervisory duties within the office. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Understand different types of business organizations;
  • Understand the internal control structure of a business organization;
  • Analyze and record financial transactions in a manual and computerized general ledger;
  • Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting standards;
  • Analyze and prepare financial information for management decision making;
  • Prepare personal income tax returns;
  • Process payroll transactions in accordance with current payroll reporting requirements;
  • Develop and apply flexible solutions to accounting problems with the use of spreadsheets;
  • Complete tasks for the accounting cycle using general ledger accounting software; and
  • Communicate financial information effectively within a business environment.
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First Year
 
Fall Semester
 
 
First Semester Total: 16
 
Spring Semester
 
 
Second Semester Total: 17
 
Second Year
 
Fall Semester
 
 
First Semester Total: 15
 
Spring Semester
 
 
Second Semester Total: 17
 
Total Credits: 65
 

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