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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Technology, AAB (Owens Code: ACCT)


Career Program

Degree Offered:

Associate of Applied Business

Campus Offered:

Toledo and Findlay

Credits Required: 64

Acquired Skills:

Students learn about the preparation of financial statements, development of budgets, cost analysis, management systems design, computer applications, auditing, tax work and the interpretation of business data as an aid to making management decisions.


This program prepares students for career positions in the field of accounting. The study of accounting principles, practices and procedures provides students with the necessary training for entry into the various areas of accounting, as well as a wide range of related careers.

Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations through the year 2014. An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations and increased scrutiny of company finances will drive growth. In addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations will produce numerous job openings in this large occupation.*

* Source: www.bls.gov/oco/ocos001.htm

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate working knowledge of theory and methods of double-entry accounting system..
  • Students will  communicate accounting and financial information orally, in writing and with computer technologies. 
  • Students will interpret financial information to make decisions, recognize and resolve problems and inaccuracies.
  • Students will work collaboratively, ethically and demonstrate professional responsibility.

Required Courses


15 credits


15 credits


16 credits


4th Semester


18 credits


Apply for Graduation


Students registering for their final semester of course work must petition for graduation through their Ozone account.  The Petition for Graduation can be found under Student Quick Links.  Deadlines and fees apply; please visit www.owens.edu for petition deadline dates.  For additional information, refer to Petition for Degree Completion and Graduation Requirements Policy under Academic Policies and Procedures  


 

Footnotes


1 Students may choose from any accounting course not in their program

2 Select from: SPE 101  or SPE 210 

3 Recommended: PSY 101 , PSY 111  or SOC 101 

Prerequisites


All students should check for prerequisites for a class before registering.