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Accounting Technology Associate in Science

Accounting Technology Associate in Science
Type: AS
Major Code: ACCT-AS
CIP: 1552030201
Educational Plan: ACCT-AS

Program Description

Seminole State College's Accounting Technology Program arms you with the skills you need to land a high-paying job in accounting or finance. Graduates of the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree and certificate programs enjoy over a 90 percent placement rate*.


  • Flexible scheduling (day, evening and online)
  • Experienced faculty with expertise in modern accounting practices
  • Job-placement assistance and internships through the Career Development Center
  • Faculty-led networking trips that connect students and employers
  • Curriculum developed under the guidance of Central Florida employees who know the skills graduates need for success
  • Scholarships and financial aid
  • Clubs and organizations such as the Student Accounting Society and Phi Beta Lambda

Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Accounting Technology combines advanced systems with the fundamentals of business and accounting 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.


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.

Career Opportunities

For career information related to this program, please visit O*Net OnLine.

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

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.


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.

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Available Courses
Required Courses
Elective Courses

Choose 6 credits of electives from the following list:

General Education Courses

Humanities General Education course


Mathematics or Science General Education Course (MAC 1105 is recommended for students wishing to pursue the B.S. in Business & Information Management)

Social Science General Education course



Total Credits:

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.


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.


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.


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.


Students with a baccalaureate degree or an associate in arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will be considered to have met general education requirements for this degree program.


Mathematics General Education course MAC 1105 is recommended for students pursuing the B.S. in Business & Information Management (BIM) degree.

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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