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Accounting Technology AAS
The AAS degree in accounting technology prepares students for entry-level employment in accounting-related occupations. Students learn the functions of the complete accounting cycle for service, merchandising, and manufacturing businesses.
Graduates will use computers to maintain and reconcile various financial records, verify business records, and perform other clerical and administrative duties.
Places of employment
Graduates will find employment in a variety of settings, including business, industry, and government, as well as self-employment. Positions for which graduates qualify include junior accounting technician, cost accounting clerk, accounts receivable/payable clerk, payroll clerk, general accounting clerk, and microcomputer accounting clerk.
English: Placement into the College of Liberal Arts’ Writing Seminar (0502-227) course. Students typically enter Writing Seminar with reading scores equivalent to 10.0 on the California Reading Test. However, students who complete AAS degrees typically enter NTID with reading scores equivalent to 9.0 on the California Reading Test.
Mathematics: Mathematics Applications for Business Technology (0884-155) is required. Typically, students entering this program will have completed at least two years of high school mathematics.
Science: Typically, students entering this major will have completed at least two years of high school science.
Accounting technology, AAS degree, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|LAS Foundation 1: First Year Seminar||3|
|LAS Perspective 1||3|
|NAST-160||Spreadsheet Applications for Business||3|
|NAST-140||Essential Document Production||3|
|ASL/Deaf Cultural Studies†|
|ENGL-150||LAS Foundation 2: Writing Seminar||3|
|NBUS-200||Orientation to Business||3|
|NAST-150||Advanced Document Production||3|
|LAS Perspective 2, 3, 4||9|
|NAST-210||Essentials of Business Communication||3|
|NAST-215||Integrated Document Production||3|
|NAST-220||Database Applications for Business||3|
|NBUS-217||Fundamentals of Management||3|
|NBUS-213||Applied Ethics for Business||3|
|LAS Perspective 6||3|
|NBUS-223||Fundamentals of Marketing||3|
|ECON-101||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||75|
Please see New NTID General Education Curriculum-Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) for more information.
* Please see Wellness Education Requirement for more information.
† A 3-credit ASL/Deaf Cultural Studies course, to be taken at NTID or another college of RIT; will count for RIT Gen Ed credit if it is simultaneously an RIT (non-NTID) Perspective Category course.
‡ Any mathematics course numbered NMTH-120 or higher.
The department operates an authorized testing center for Microsoft Office Specialist. Preparatory courses are offered for several exams each semester.