Accounting Technology

Associate in Applied Science—Transfer

Graduates of this program may seek employment in public, private, and/or governmental entities as bookkeepers, accounting technicians, accounting support, tax preparers or payroll assistants. This program is designed to transfer to Old Dominion University.

Graduation Proficiencies

  • Keyboarding proficiency of 35+ words-a-minute, one error per minute, is required for graduation. Students may take BSTEC 110 to develop proficiency or may take a keyboarding test to verify proficiency.
  • Ten-key calculator proficiency of 9,000 keystrokes per hour. Students may take BSTEC 132 to develop the required proficiency or may take a 10-key test to verify proficiency.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Effectively apply components of the accounting equation in analyzing business transactions.
  2. Analyze financial information and statements.
  3. Maintain and evaluate internal control procedures.
  4. Effectively use a variety of computer software to process accounting information and documents.
  5. Apply mathematical concepts to typical accounting and business situations.
  6. Effectively communicate orally and in writing in the context of common business practices.
  7. Work as a team member in an office environment to accomplish the goals of the organization.
  8. Define, explain, correctly spell, and effectively use accounting and business terminology.
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Required CoursesCredits
ACCT&201Prin of Accounting I5
ACCT&202Prin of Accounting II*5
ACCT&203Prin of Accounting III*5
BSTEC124MS Excel Specialist*4
BSTEC130Practical Accounting5
BSTEC133Computerized Accounting*4
BSTEC134Payroll Accounting*5
BSTEC229Individual Taxation*5
BSTEC231Practical Fund Accounting*5
BSTEC239Taxation for Business*5
BUS&201Business Law5
CMST&220Public Speaking5
ECON&201Micro Economics*5
ECON&202Macro Economics*5
ENGL&101English Composition I*5
ENGL&102Composition II*5
MATH147Business Algebra*5
MATH&148Business Calculus*5
OLRM220Human Relations in the Workplace3
Total Credits Required91

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog