Accounting Technician

80 Week Program

Associate in Applied Science Degree
97 Quarter Credit Hours

Every Great Business Needs Accounting

Are you ready to become a part of the accounting team? If yes, then come to TBI where you’ll learn in an innovative environment from faculty members who work in business and industry. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in such areas as bookkeeping, accounting clerks, payroll and timekeeping clerks and tax preparers.**

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN* PROGRAM OUTLINE

Things to Look Forward to

  • Capstone project
  • Community Service
  • Other Events

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technician familiarizes students with accounting fundamentals.  Students will learn the recording functions of the accounting process as well as analyze, classify, and summarize financial reports and other similar documents.  In addition to basic accounting skills, students in this program will receive advanced training focused on cost accounting and principles of business law.

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN* PROGRAM OUTLINE

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (39 Credits)
Students in all A.A.S. degree programs at TBI must participate in core General Education courses. The general education component of the A.A.S. degree requires a minimum of 39.0credit hours designed to meet the skills needed for an occupation. The general education components compriseCommunication, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Mathematics and Physical/Life Sciences.

CORE REQUIREMENTS (44 Credits)
ACC 101 …………..Accounting I…………………………………………………………………. 4
ACC 102 …………..Accounting I Lab ………………………………………………………….. 2
BUS 106A …………Introduction to Business ………………………………………………. 4
ACC 103 …………..Accounting II ………………………………………………………………. 4
ACC 104 …………..Accounting II Lab ………………………………………………………… 2
ACC 108 …………..Income Tax & Payroll System ……………………………………….. 4
ACC 201 …………..Accounting III …………………………………………………………….. 4
ACC 202 …………..Accounting III Lab ……………………………………………………… 2
ACC 203 …………..Cost Accounting I ……………………………………………………….. 4
ACC 204 …………..Cost Accounting I Lab …………………………………………………. 2
BUS 201A …………Business Law ……………………………………………………………… 4
ACC 205 …………..Cost Accounting II ………………………………………………………. 4
ACC 206 …………..Cost Accounting II Lab ………………………………………………… 2

SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS (14 Credits)
BUS 101 ……………Keyboarding ……………………………………………………………….. 2
BUS 102B …………Business Communication……………………………………………… 4
BUS 104C …………Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite Applications ………… 2
BUS 115 ……………Economics for Business ……………………………………………….. 4
ACC 299 …………..Integrative Seminar in Accounting Technician ……………….. 2
CIS 101 …………….Introduction to Computers and Information Systems ……… 2

“R” indicates a research component that is incorporated into this course to make it Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) compatible.
* Fewer than 10 graduates, no gainful employment disclosure information required.

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*Fewer than 10 Graduates, no Gainful Employment Disclosure Information Required

** For detail information regarding entrance requirements, program description and learning outcomes see College’s Catalog