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Accounting Technology, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 208400 - Catalog 2020/2021

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

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

School of Business Administration, 386-506-4227

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

In support of the College mission, the Associate of Science Degree - Accounting Technology program mission is to provide theories, principles, and practices necessary for a successful career in the accounting profession or for transfer into a Bachelor's degree program.

Description:

The program provides a solid foundation in basic accounting theory as well as accounting practice including financial planning and taxation. Students apply their practical knowledge of these areas through computer simulations.

Graduates of this program are eligible to be enrolled in Daytona State College, Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management program and the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program. Call (386) 506-4227 or email BASinfo@daytonastate.edu for details. Upon completion of this degree program, students are eligible to apply for the 093500 and 094300 certificates.

Students who wish to pursue the BS in Accounting must complete the following pre-requisite courses: ACG2021, ACG2071, ISM2000 or CGS2100, ECO2013, ECO2023, STA2023, MAC2233.

AS Certificates That Lead To This Degree:

The following AS Certificates are embedded within this degree: Accounting Technology Operations - 093500 ; Accounting Technology Management - 094300. You may pursue the AS degree and also earn the AS certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the AS certificates to develop or upgrade your skills. Contact your faculty or academic advisor for details and course options.

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.

  8. Identify sound measures of internal control and protection of business assets.

  9. Demonstrate an understanding of the global business environment.

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 their FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grants, loads and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the may Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

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General Education Courses

General Educational Core - 18 Credits

Communication (6 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics (6 credits)

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MGF2107Mathematics for Liberal Arts

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

OR

STA2023Elementary Statistics

3

OR

MAC2233Calculus for Business and Nonphysical Sciences I

3

Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's programs or who wish to pursue the BS in Accounting are encouraged to complete MAC1105, STA2023 and an additional math core requirement, MAC2233.

Social Sciences (3 credits)

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Students who wish to pursue the BS in Accounting should complete both ECO2013 and ECO2023.

Humanities (3 credits)

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM2020Introduction to Humanities

3

LIT2000Literature and Culture

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI2010Introduction of Philosophy

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Program Specific Courses

Program Specific Courses require a "C" or better.

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACG2071Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

APA1121Office Accounting II

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

TAX2000Personal Income Tax

3

ACG2021, APA1111, APA1121, APA1711, FIN1100, FIN2000, ISM2000, QMB1001, TAX2000: Course counts toward the following certificates: Accounting Technology Operations (Code 093500) or Accounting Technology Management (Code: 094300). Upon completion of this degree program, students are eligible to apply for both certificates 093500 and 094300.

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

2nd Semester

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

APA1121Office Accounting II

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

Mathematics Core

3

Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's programs or who wish to pursue the BS in Accounting are encouraged to complete MAC1105, STA2023 and an additional math core requirement, MAC2233.

Summer Semester

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics Core

3

Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's programs or who wish to pursue the BS in Accounting are encouraged to complete MAC1105, STA2023 and an additional math core requirement, MAC2233.

Year 2

1st Semester

ACG2071Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

2nd Semester

Humanities Core

3

TAX2000Personal Income Tax

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

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

Total Credit Hours: 60