Accounting Technology Associate in Science
Major Code: ACCT-AS
Educational Plan: ACCT-AS
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*.
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.
Employment in this field is expected to grow by 16 percent (about as fast as average) through 2020 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Students pursuing this degree also may obtain the following college credit certificates:
Graduates of this program are qualified to earn the following industry certifications:
Additional industry certifications may be available for college credit certificate programs.
The following transfer options are available for A.S. degree in Accounting Technology graduates:
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Choose 6 credits of electives from the following list:
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
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.