2021-2022 College Catalog

Accounting Diploma

Accounting Diploma (Major Code: AC12)

Program Description

The Accounting Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of entry-level positions 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 Accounting Diploma.

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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Admissions 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: 4 Terms

Program Credit Hours: 42

Estimated Program Cost: $10,427

Course Outline

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

Select one of the following Social-Behavioral Science Courses

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Or

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

Select one of the following Math Courses

MATH 1011Business Math

3

Or

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Total Credit Hours:8

Occupational Courses (34 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

ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting

3

XXXX xxxxAccounting Elective

3

ACCT 1120Spreadsheet Applications

4

ACCT 1125Individual Tax Accounting

3

ACCT 1130Payroll Accounting

3

XXXX xxxxGuided Elective (min of 3 credits)

3

Total Credit Hours: 42

 

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.