The Accounting Associate Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of careers in today's technology-driven workplaces. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisitions, retention, and advancement. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting.
Minimum Program Length: 5 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $10,956
- Must be 16 years of age.
- Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
- Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
This student success course is designed to transition, connect, and acclimate new students to Atlanta Technical College. The course creates an awareness of various campus resources and holistic skill sets necessary to achieve educational and career success. Through the nurturing of academic, personal, social, occupational, and technological talents, students develop the academic and professional skills necessary to be successful in college and the global community.
Emphasizes the interpretation of data by management in planning and controlling business activities. Topics include Managerial Accounting Concepts, Manufacturing Accounting using a Job Order Cost System, Manufacturing Accounting using a Process Cost System, Cost Behavior and Cost-Volume-Profit, Budgeting and Standard Cost Accounting, Flexible Budgets, Standard Costs and Variances, and Capital Investment Analysis and Budgeting. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.
Guides the student in dealing with ethics, internal control, fraud and financial statement analysis in the accounting environment which will require students to confront and resolve accounting problems by integrating and applying skills and techniques acquired from previouscourses.
Will prepare students in developing a personal code of ethics by exploring ethical dilemmas and pressures they will face asaccountants.
Will help the student understand financial statement analysis and the relation to fraud, and fraud detection.
Will prepare thestudent for the ACAT Comprehensive Examination for Accreditation in Accountancy.