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Accounting Technology, A.A.S.


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Flora Sumrall, Program Coordinator/Instructor

The Accounting Technology pathway provides individuals with entry-level accounting positions in accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, and inventory as well as enhance the skills of individuals currently employed in accounting. The curriculum provides instruction to prepare individuals exiting the pathway for accounting positions in business and industry, governmental agencies, and public accounting firms.

Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined. Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator.

In order to progress in the Accounting Technology program, students must earn a grade of “C” average in each BOT course, English Comp I, and Math/Science w/lab elective course.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain a 15 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Arithmetic Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of college level coursework excluding developmental coursework with a ‘C’ average or above at an accredited college or university.

To be considered full-time, students in the Accounting Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

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Course of Study:


First Year


Second Year


First Semester


Semester Hours 15/16

Second Semester


Semester Hours 15

Total Semester Hours 60/61


Accounting Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree/60-61 hours

*Prerequisite required for this course.

A student who has earned a degree in Accounting Technology (AT) and plans to pursue a degree in Business and Office Management Technology must complete all required courses within five years of receiving his/her AT- AAS degree.

Certificate



Accounting Technology, Certificate


Flora Sumrall, Program Coordinator/Instructor

The Accounting Technology pathway provides individuals with entry-level accounting positions in accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, and inventory as well as enhance the skills of individuals currently employed in accounting. The curriculum provides instruction to prepare individuals exiting the pathway for accounting positions in business and industry, governmental agencies, and public accounting firms.

Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined. Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator.

In order to progress in the Accounting Technology program, students must earn a grade of “C” average in each BOT and ENG course. Students are also required to maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or greater (cGPA) through their program of study. 

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain a 15 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Arithmetic Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of college level coursework excluding developmental coursework with a ‘C’ average or above at an accredited college or university.

To be considered full-time, students in the Accounting Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

Course of Study:


First Year


Semester Hours 15

Second Semester


Semester Hours 15

Accounting Technology Career Certificate/30 Hours


Second Year


First Semester


Semester Hours 15

Accounting Technology Technical Certificate/45 Hours


*Prerequisite required for this course.

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