The Associate in Science (AS) in Accounting Technology program offers a sequence of courses that
presents coherent and rigorous content needed to prepare for employment and/or promotion in
occupations where a general knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and general
business are required. It also prepares students for entry into a variety of baccalaureate degree programs
in related disciplines such as accounting, business administration, management, and finance.
The content includes but is not limited to the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing,
maintaining and auditing business and financial transactions and the preparation of accompanying
financial records and reports for internal and external uses.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 64 credit hours in the following areas: 18
credit hours of General Education Requirements, 43 credit hours of Accounting Technology Core
Requirements, and 3 credit hours of Approved Electives. The Accounting Technology Management
Certificate is a 27 credit hour certificate that prepares students for entry into employment and is
comprised of core courses in the AS Accounting Technology degree. As such, it can be earned before the
student has earned the AS Accounting Technology degree.
Many courses require prerequisites. Click on each course's name in the list below to check for
prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must
complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.
Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which, students must complete an
application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 2000 course the
semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline
to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their diploma, and participation in the
General Education Requirements: 18 Credit Hours
Accounting Technology, AS Degree Core Requirements: 43 Credit Hours
Accounting Technology, AS Degree Elective Requirements: 3 Credit Hours
Electives may be taken from the following 1000 and 2000 level courses:
- SLS 1301 - Career and Educational Exploration 1 credit(s)
- SLS 1350 - Employability Preparation 2 credit(s)
- SLS 1515 - Cornerstone Experience 3 credit(s)
- MAC 2233 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences I 4 credit(s)
- STA 2023 - Statistical Methods I 3 credit(s)
Any course in Accounting, Business, Management, Computer Technology, or Finance with the course prefix: ACG, BUL, CGS, CIS, CNT, COP, CTS, ENT, FIN, GEB, ISM, MAN, MAR, MNA, MTB, SBM, SLS, TAX, RMI.
Note: For students who are transferring to a state university, it is recommended that the following electives be selected: MAC 2233 or STA 2023 .