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Accounting Technology Associate in Science

Accounting Technology Associate in Science
Type: AS
Subplan Code: ACCT-AS
CIP: 1552030200

Program Description

Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Accounting Technology combines advanced systems with the fundamentals of business and finance to provide students the knowledge and skills required for professional success. Graduates understand how to solve complex problems utilizing the latest accounting technology and techniques.

Profession

Dedicated to ethical practices and sound training, accounting professionals evaluate and maintain the financial health of an organization by creating the reports and schedules that allow companies to assess efficiency, control costs and increase profitability.

Job Outlook

Employment in this field is expected to grow by 16 percent (about as fast as average) through 2020 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).

College Credit Certificates

Students pursuing this degree also may obtain the following college credit certificates:

  • Accounting Applications Technical Certificate
  • Accounting Operations Technical Certificate
  • Accounting Specialist Technical Certificate
  • Financial Operations Certificate
  • Financial Operations Specialist Certificate
  • Office Specialist Technical Certificate
  • Office Support Technical Certificate

Certifications

Graduates of this program are qualified to earn the following industry certifications:

  • Accredited Business Accountant (ABA)
  • Certified Bookkeeper, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIUPB), AIOPB001
  • Enrolled Agent, IRS, INTRS001
  • Intuit Quickbooks Certified User, INTUT001

Additional industry certifications may be available for college credit certificate programs.

Degree Transfer

The following transfer options are available for A.S. degree in Accounting Technology graduates:

  • DirectConnect to UCF: The University of Central Florida’s Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) program.
  • Additional options: Graduates also may transfer to the University of South Florida or Daytona State College.

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Courses
Available Courses
Required Courses
36
Elective Courses
10
Choose 10 credits from the following list:

General Education course(s) 3-9 credits

General Education Courses
18

Mathematics or Science General Education course

3
Credits

Social Science General Education course

3
Credits

Recommended:

Humanities General Education course

3
Credits
Total Credits:
64
Note:

If you choose a Science General Education course, due to state law, you must also complete any college developmental mathematics course(s) if you are non-exempt and if any were required by your entry-level test scores, before you can be awarded an associate degree.

Note:

This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF's regional campuses that offer the B.A.S. degree.  Check with the UCF regional offices for their local campus offerings.  The degree may also be transferrable to B.A.S. programs offered by the University of South Florida and Daytona State College.  Inquire with USF and Daytona State for acceptance of this degree.

Note:

Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education courses to earn a B.A.S. from UCF.  To graduate from UCF's B.A.S. program, students must also fulfill the state's foreign language proficiency requirement.

Note:

Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field. A.S. degree graduates may transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs should consult with Student Affairs counselors, advisors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.

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