Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
printAccounting Technology AS


Accounting Technology  (AS 2050)


Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Accounting


Program Description
This degree program is designed for the student who will seek immediate employment in the accounting field upon graduation or who is presently employed in accounting and allied fields and desires advancement. Course content includes accounting, tax, computer applications and business communications.


Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.


Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx .


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
The program can be finished in two years if you attend full time or three years if you attend part time.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Professor D'Agati, (561) 868-3173
Professor Danso, (561) 868-3174


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
General Education Credits: 15
ENC1101 College Composition 1 3
  Any course from Mathematics - Area III 3
SPC1017 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
  Any Course from Humanities - Area II 3
  Any Course from Social Science - Area V 3
Required Courses Credits: 45
APA1111  Bookkeeping 3
ACG2022 Financial Accounting 4
ACG2071 Managerial Accounting 3
ACG2100 Intermediate Accounting  3
ACG2360 Cost Accounting  3
ACG2450 Microcomputer Operations Accounting  3
CGS1513 Electronic Spreadsheets  3
APA2172 Computerized Bookkeeping  3
BUL2241 Business Law 1 (3)
  -or-  
GEB1011 Introduction to Business (3)
  -or-  
MAN2021 Principles of Management 3
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
MNA2100 Human Relations in Business 3
GEB2214 Business Communications 3
TAX2000 Federal Income Tax 1 3
TAX2010 Federal Income Tax 2  3
Select one of the following course options:  
SLS1302 Career Information and Decision Making (1)
  -or-  
SLS1303 Job Search (1)
  -or-  
SLS1501 Introduction to the College Experience 3
Total Program Credits: 60

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
The program prepares the student for employment as a para-professional accountant or an assistant to an accountant (C.P.A.) performing tax and management advisory services, or as a full-charge bookkeeper to include management duties. Students can work in businesses, government agencies and accounting firms.


Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State’s Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, see the web at www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor.

In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/