Accounting Technology


Our Accounting Technology program is a technical curriculum designed to prepare you for entry-level accounting positions in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and inventory. It is designed to enhance your skills if you’re currently employed in accounting and wish to advance. Our program provides a foundation for anyone transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a specialized degree in the field.

Graduates of our program can expect to work in accounting firms, retail stores, hospitals, commercial industries, and any other number of companies in need of basic finance and accounting skills.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just getting started in accounting or looking to enhance the career you’ve already started, we can help. You’ll gain several of the skills required to flourish in your accounting career. This includes occupational skills training, which we’ve listed below.

Occupational Skills Training
  • Comprehensive coverage and integration of basic business skills
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills for today’s business world
  • Establish a foundation in accounting terminology
  • Develop skills using accounting and computer software applications
  • Prepare various monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting reports
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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Microsoft Word I 3
Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
Applied Business Mathematics 3
Business Accounting 3
Introduction to Business Management 3
Communication Essentials 3
Microsoft Excel I 3
Career Readiness 3
QuickBooks™ 3
Principles of Accounting I 3
Total 30
Course Hours
Microsoft Excel II 3
Microsoft Access 3
Income Tax Accounting or Approved Elective 3
Payroll Accounting 3
Advanced Business Accounting 3
Principles of Accounting II 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Principles of Accounting II 3
Total Hours (includes career & technical certificate course hours) 60–62

Requirements for Graduation

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded upon successful completion of 66 semester credit hours of course work and OPAC certification testing.


Ginny McCarty

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