2021-2022 College Catalog

Accounting Associates Degree

Accounting Associates Degree (Major Code: AC13)

Program Description

The Accounting Associate Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of careers in accounting in today's technology-driven workplaces. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting.

Career Information

Occupation

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 4.1% nationally and 7.3% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $36,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Erskine Hawkins, Jr.

Chair, Accounting and Business Administrative Technology

404-225-4553

ehawkins@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 5 Terms
Credit Hours: 64
Estimated Program Cost: $11,693

Course Outline

General Education Courses (15 Credits)

Area I – Language Arts/Communications

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area II – Social/Behavioral Science- select one of the following

ECON 1101Principles of Economics

3

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

SOCI 1101Introduction to Sociology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area III – Natural Science/Mathematics – Select one of the following

MATH 1100Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area IV – Humanities/Fine Arts – Select one of the following

ARTS 1101Art Appreciation

3

HUMN 1101Introduction to Humanities

3

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

Total Credit Hours:3

General Core Elective

Select a General Education Course that has not already been used to meet a requirement (3 credits)
General Education Courses - Associate Degree

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Occupational Courses (49 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

ACCT 1105Financial Accounting II

4

XXXX xxxxAccounting Elective

3

ACCT 2000Managerial Accounting

3

ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting

3

ACCT 1120Spreadsheet Applications

4

XXXX xxxxAccounting Elective

3

ACCT 1125Individual Tax Accounting

3

XXXX xxxxAccounting Elective

3

ACCT 1130Payroll Accounting

3

XXXX xxxxGuided Elective (minimum of 6 credits)

6

Total Credit Hours: 67

 

Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to process employee payroll.
2. Graduates will be able to maintain vendor accounts.
3. Graduates will be able to utilize technological resources in the accounting field for the accounting cycle.
4. Graduates will be able to process customer/ client billing.
5. Graduates will be able to process end of month accounting.