Accounting

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting 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 employment ability skills. The content is organized into competency-based courses that specify occupational competencies that the student must successfully complete.

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Curriculum

Accounting-520302-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
Semester 1
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1250 Keyboarding 3 0 3
OADM 1150 Introduction to Software Applications 3 0 3
OR
ITEC 1000 Application Basics 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 2
ACCT 2030 Financial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 1210 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 3
ACCT 2040 Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 1120 Bookkeeping Applications 3 0 3
OADM 2640 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
OADM 1700 Microsoft Word 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 4
ACCT 1150 Federal Income Tax 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
ACCT 1250 Payroll Accounting 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Total Clock Hours 900
Accounting-520302-Diploma/Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
OADM 1150 Introduction to Software Applications 3 0 3
OR
ITEC 1000 Application Basics 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
CTC – General Clerk (9) (CIP 520401) 9
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1250 Keyboarding 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
OADM 1700 Microsoft Word 3 0 3
ACCT 1210 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
CTS – Accounting Assistant (21) 15
ACCT 2030 Financial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 2040 Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 1120 Bookkeeping Applications 3 0 3
OADM 2640 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
CTS – Accounting Specialist (33) 12
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
ACCT 1150 Federal Income Tax 3 0 3
ACCT 1250 Payroll Accounting 3 0 3
TD – Accounting (45) 12
Total Clock Hours 675

Program Information

CIP Code: 520302

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

Program Resources

Contact Information

Debbie Lejeune

Program Coordinator

debbie.lejeune@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6994

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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