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Accounting Technology Management, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 094300 - Catalog 2019/2020

Jackson Musyimi, Assistant Chair, 386-506-3261, Jackson.Musyimi@DaytonaState.edu

John Fortner, 386-506-3990, John.Fortner@daytonastate.edu

School of Business Admin., 386-506-4227

Program Mission, Description and Outcomes

Mission:

In support of the College mission, the Accounting Technology Management program mission is to provide students with a working knowledge of principles, practices, and tools necessary for successful entry into the field of accounting.

Description:

The program provides a solid foundation in theory and practice needed to work in the field of accounting.

Credits earned in this certificate may be applied toward the 208400 AS degree in Accounting Technology and 093500 Accounting Technology Operations certificate.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate clear and effective communication.

  2. Solve business problems using critical thinking.

  3. Identify and discuss legal and ethical issues in tax preparation, financial planning, and the business environment.

  4. Use appropriate software and hardware to produce tax returns, financial plans, and financial reports.

  5. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of estate planning, investment planning and cash management.

  6. Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to record, summarize, and report business transactions.

  7. Demonstrate an understanding of corporate finance in the field of business.

Financial Aid

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work program available please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees* $2,764

Access Fee: $30.24 ($1.12 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $34

Textbook Estimate: $900

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Careers

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org. For additional career information, please see: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-3031.00.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is two (2) semesters (30 weeks) for a full-time student. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2016-17) for this field at 83%.

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

APA1121Office Accounting II

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

TAX2000Personal Income Tax

3

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

TAX2000Personal Income Tax

3

2nd Semester

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

APA1121Office Accounting II

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 27

Notes

Upon completion of this certificate 094300, students are eligible to also apply for certificate 093500.