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Accounting Technology - Certificate

Accounting Technology

[Rebecca Elliott, Crystal White]

AssociateCertificate

The Accounting Technology program is a technical program designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and inventory management while also developing the skills necessary for future advancement.  This curriculum integrates accounting and computer operation with training in payroll accounting, income tax accounting, computerized accounting, and Microsoft® .Office applications. Upon successful completion, students should be prepared for accounting positions in business and industry, governmental agencies, and public accounting firms.  Successful completion of the first year (30 hours) leads to the Accounting Technology Certificate.  



Freshman Year

First Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
CSC-1123
Computer Applications I
3

This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1233
Microsoft Word I
3

This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft Word functions. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1313
Applied Business Mathematics
3

This course is designed to develop competency in mathematics for business use, with emphasis on the touch method. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1763
Communications Essentials
3

This course focuses on the basic English competencies and communication skills necessary to be successful and effective in the workplace in addition to effectively contributing to a team while working with a diverse population. Three hours lecture.

BOT-ELECT
Business &Office Tech Elective
3

Choose from any advisor approved elective in BOT

Second Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BOA-2613
Business Communications
3

This course develops communication skills among multicultural audiences with emphasis on principles of writing business correspondence, generating reports and presentations, and preparing for the job interview process. Three hours lecture.

BOT-2433
Quickbooks
3

This course applies basic accounting principles using Quickbooks. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1823
Microsoft Excel I
3

This course focuses on application Microsoft Excel as an aid to management decision making. Three hours lecture.

ACC-2213
Principles of Accounting I
3

Study of the fundamentals and application of financial accounting principles that relate to business. The topics to be covered include the accounting cycle and the accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses.

BOT-2463
Payroll Accounting
3

(Prerequisite: ACC 1213) This course provides an in-depth study of payroll accounting. Three hours lecture.

Total Hours: 30



Notes:


The BOT-ELECT should be selected from BOT 2423 Income Tax Accounting or BOT 2623 Principles of Business Finance. 

CIP:520302

Program of Study Code: 9302