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2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog

Business Technology: Major: Accounting, AAS


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Length: 62 credits

Purpose: This program provides knowledge and skills leading to immediate employment in the field of accounting. People who wish to qualify for promotion in a present position to another field may benefit from this program. Students are strongly urged to consult their faculty advisor in planning programs.

Employment Objectives: Some of the occupations and positions for which graduates of this program may qualify are accounting technician, junior accountant or accountant.

Potential Certification: A student may elect to take an industry-specific certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Excel
  • American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers - Certified Bookkeeper (CB) (requires related work experience and code of ethics agreement)
  • QuickBooks

Program Learning Outcomes: A student will be able to:

  • demonstrate minimum proficiency in General Education Skills which are defined as oral communication, written communication, mathematical/problem solving, scientific reasoning, information literacy, and critical thinking
  • demonstrate the ability to perform payroll
  • demonstrate the ability to prepare a complex tax return
  • demonstrate a mastery of QuickBooks Accounting Software
  • demonstrate acceptable workplace skills, attitudes, and behaviors

Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 46


Minimum Required for Degree: 62 Credits


Advising Sheet


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Developmental Prerequisites  

NOTE: * These classes meet the requirements of the Certificate in Bookkeeping .

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