Program Overview

The online AAS in Accounting degree program provides students with the academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement in today’s technology-driven workplaces. Coursework covers topics in computerized accounting, spreadsheet applications, tax accounting, payroll accounting, and more.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Council on Occupational Education

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    • Must be 16 years of age
    • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript
    • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
    • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar
    • Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate
    • Applicants who have completed (C or better) a minimum of 30 semester or 45 semester hours at the degree level may submit official college transcripts in lieu of high school diploma or GED
    • Satisfactory scores on the SAT I, ACT, ASSET, or COMPASS placement test or a grade of C or better from an accredited post-secondary institution in English and math level 100 or higher
    • Algebra placement test scores are required for certain diploma programs and all degree programs
    • Test scores are considered valid for placement for a period of 5 years

    School Overview

    Atlanta Technical College is a public, two-year institution of higher learning, located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. ATC first opened in 1945, as the Smith-Hughes Vocational School, specializing in occupational trainings for adult students following World War II. As part of the school’s mission statement, Atlanta Technical College states: “The integration of academics and applied career preparation to enhance student learning is essential in meeting the workforce demands and economic development needs of people, businesses, and the communities we serve.” Through e-Campus, Atlanta Technical College provides accredited distance education degrees, in addition to individual online and hybrid coursework.

    Atlanta Technical College defines online to mean 80 to 100 percent online, while hybrid courses meet at least 50 percent of the time in a physical classroom. Possible on-campus components may include orientation programs, presentations, and/or testing. Coursework follows the same calendar as on-campus counterparts, and may or may not be self-paced. Students will follow a course syllabus, complete lessons and assignments, interact with peers through discussion boards, and communicate with instructors via email. Students may also be able to complete quizzes and exams virtually.

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