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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Technology, AS

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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.

Program Structure

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.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course 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 commencement ceremony.

Gen Ed Mathematics *

Gen Ed Humanities **


* Math course may be chosen from any courses listed in the Associate in Arts Degree General Education Program Guide, AA, under Mathematics .

** Humanities course may be chosen from any courses listed in the Associate in Arts Degree General Education Program Guide, AA, under Humanities .

Accounting Technology, AS Degree Elective Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

Electives may be taken from the following 1000 and 2000 level courses:


For students who are transferring to a state university, it is recommended that the following electives be selected: MAC 2233  or STA 2023 .

Total Degree Requirements: 64 Credit Hours

Information is available online at: www.fsw.edu/academics or on the School of Business and Technology Home Page at: www.fsw.edu/sobt

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