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Accounting Technology AS

Accounting Technology Overview (AS 2050)

Type of Award

AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-business.aspx 

Program Description

This degree program is designed for the student who will seek immediate employment in the accounting field upon graduation or who is presently employed in accounting and allied fields and desires advancement. Course content includes accounting, tax, computer applications and business communications.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

The program can be finished in two years if students attend full-time, or three years if students attend part-time.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Professor Scott Hammond, hammonds@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3417 (Lake Worth) 

Professor Robin D'Agati, dagatir@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3173 (Lake Worth)

Professor Emmanuel Danso, dansoe@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3174 (Lake Worth)

Professor Glenn Pate, pateg@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5018 (Palm Beach Gardens)

Professor Robert Gillan, gillanr@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 862-4792 (Boca Raton)

 

Employment Opportunities

The program prepares the student for employment as a para-professional accountant or an assistant to an accountant (C.P.A.) performing tax and management advisory services, or as a full-charge bookkeeper to include management duties. Students can work in businesses, government agencies and accounting firms.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State’s Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, visit: www.palmbeachstate.edu/Bachelors

In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

General Education (Credits: 15)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Any course from Social Science - Area V

3 credits

Required Courses (Credits: 45)

APA1111Bookkeeping (AS)

3 Credits

ACG2022Financial Accounting (AA)

4 Credits

ACG2071Managerial Accounting (AA)

3 Credits

ACG2100Intermediate Accounting (AS)

3 Credits

ACG2360Cost Accounting (AS)

3 Credits

ACG2450Microcomputer Operations Accounting (AS)

3 Credits

CGS1513Electronic Spreadsheets (AS)

3 Credits

APA2172Computerized Bookkeeping (AS)

3 Credits

BUL2241Business Law 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Or

GEB1011Introduction to Business (AA)

3 Credits

Or

MAN2021Principles of Management (AS)

3 Credits

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

MNA2100Human Relations In Business (AA)

3 Credits

GEB2214Business Communications (AS)

3 Credits

TAX2000Federal Income Tax 1 (AS)

3 Credits

TAX2010Federal Income Tax 2 (AS)

3 Credits

Select one of the following course options:

SLS1302Career Information and Decision-making (AA)

1 Credit

And

SLS1303Job Search (AA)

1 Credit

Or

SLS1501Introduction to the College Experience (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 60

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 13)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

ACG2022Financial Accounting (AA)

4 Credits

APA1111Bookkeeping (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 15)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

ACG2071Managerial Accounting (AA)

3 Credits

BUL2241Business Law 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Or

GEB1011Introduction to Business (AA)

3 Credits

Or

MAN2021Principles of Management (AS)

3 Credits

GEB2214Business Communications (AS)

3 Credits

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 16)

Any course from Social Science - Area V

3 credits

ACG2100Intermediate Accounting (AS)

3 Credits

CGS1513Electronic Spreadsheets (AS)

3 Credits

APA2172Computerized Bookkeeping (AS)

3 Credits

TAX2000Federal Income Tax 1 (AS)

3 Credits

SLS1302Career Information and Decision-making (AA)

1 Credit

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 16)

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

ACG2360Cost Accounting (AS)

3 Credits

ACG2450Microcomputer Operations Accounting (AS)

3 Credits

MNA2100Human Relations In Business (AA)

3 Credits

TAX2010Federal Income Tax 2 (AS)

3 Credits

SLS1303Job Search (AA)

1 Credit

Total Credit Hours: 60