The online Associate of Applied Science in Accounting prepares students for careers as accounting technician assistants by developing academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills that are required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Courses cover maintaining a set of books for business entities, account classifications, subsidiary record accounting, corporate accounting, cost accounting, payroll, computerized accounting, spreadsheet and database fundamentals, and tax preparation. Emphasis is placed on a combination of accounting theory and practical application using both manual and computerized accounting systems.
- Requires 1-3 proctored tests at an agreed upon testing center in state of residence
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges