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CIP Code: 520302
Program Type: Associate of Applied Science
Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

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Program Description:

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technology is designed to prepare the student for general office work emphasizing manual and computerized accounting.

The mission of this program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical experience to prepare students for employment as accounting technicians or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed as accounting technicians.

The program prepares individuals to provide technical support to professional accountants and other management personnel.  It includes instruction in general accounting principles and practices, posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, and accounting software operation.

The program emphasizes safe and efficient work practices, basic occupational skills, and employability skills.  The content is organized into competency-based courses that specify occupational competencies that the student must successfully complete.

Contact Information:

Debbie Lejeune
(337) 421-6994
debbie.lejeune@sowela.edu

  • Associate of Applied Science
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Accounting Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

Semester 1

ACCT 1110

Fundamentals of Accounting

3

0

3

OADM 1100

Keyboarding I

3

0

3

OADM 1150

Introduction to Software Applications

3

0

3

Business Elective

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

15

Semester 2

ACCT 2010

Accounting I

3

0

3

Accounting Elective*

3

0

3

OADM 1330

Introduction to Spreadsheets

3

0

3

Elective

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

15

Semester 3

ACCT 2020

Accounting II

3

0

3

Accounting Elective*

3

0

3

OADM 2640

Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

3

0

3

OADM 1450

Basic Word Processing

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

15

Semester 4

Accounting Elective*

3

0

3

BUSI 2300

Business Communications

3

0

3

ITEC 1320

Introduction to Database Management

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

AAS – Accounting Technology Degree (60)

15

CIP Code: 520302

Total Clock Hrs: 900

Accounting Technology

Diploma/Certificate Options

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

OADM 1150

Introduction to Software Applications

3

0

3

Business Elective

3

0

3

TCA – General Clerk (6)

6

ACCT 1110

Fundamentals of Accounting

3

0

3

ACCT 2010

Accounting I

3

0

3

OADM 1100

Keyboarding I

3

0

3

OADM 1330

Introduction to Spreadsheets

3

0

3

OADM 1450

Basic Word Processing

3

0

3

Accounting Elective

3

0

3

Elective

3

0

3

CTS – Accounting Assistant (27)

21

ACCT 2020

Accounting II

3

0

3

Accounting Elective

3

0

3

BUSI 2300

Business Communications

3

0

3

OADM 2640

Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

3

0

3

CTS – Accounting Specialist (39)

12

Accounting Elective

3

0

3

ITEC 1320

Introduction to Database Management

3

0

3

TD – Accounting Technology (45)

6

BUSI 1010

Banking Principles

3

0

3

BUSI 1012

Banking Customer Service

3

0

3

TCA – Bank Teller (6)

6

CIP Code: 520302

 

*Approved Accounting Electives:

ACCT 1150

Federal Income Tax

ACCT 1250 Payroll Accounting

ACCT 1210

Computerized Accounting I

ACCT 1510 Computerized Accounting II

ACCT 2996

Special Projects

*Approved Business Electives:

BUSI 1010

Banking Principles

BUSI 1080 Human Resource Management

BUSI 1012

Banking Customer Service

BUSI 1210 Business Math

BUSI 1030

Introduction to Business

BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business

BUSI 1040

Business Planning

 
 

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