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