The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree program in Computer Accounting Technology is designed to prepare students to become technicians or accounting clerks and to operate and maintain a microcomputer-oriented general accounting system.
The program trains students to enter the job market in semiprofessional categories. The program also provides students with the background necessary for matriculation in the bachelor's program in accounting. The use of cooperative job assignments is encouraged to provide students with practical accounting experience.
The A.A.S. Computer Accounting Technology program is fully accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This certifies that the program is of high quality and meets rigorous ACBSP educational standards.
Program of Study
On completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply the specialized accounting skills and knowledge needed to analyze, classify and record business transactions in a manual environment for a service or merchandise business.
- Demonstrate through their cooperative education work experience effective written and oral communication skills, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the basic communication skills needed in the workplace.
- Use spreadsheet and specialized accounting software in accounting applications in a computerized business environment.
- Identify, discuss and evaluate ethical issues and decisions in accounting case studies