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Accounting Technology Associate in Science Degree (and Certificate Programs)

Set Yourself Up for a Great Career This field is evolving every day, with ethical practices and sound training at the forefront of the demand for accountants. Among other things, accountants prepare the reports and schedules

Potential Careers • • • •

Paraprofessional Accountant Accounting Assistant Tax Preparer Accounts Receivable/ Payable Specialist

• • • •

Accounting Specialist Bookkeeper Payroll Specialist Assistant Auditor

which guide a company in evaluating efficiency, controlling costs

Potential Earnings

and increasing profitability. Valencia’s Associate in Science

For salary and wage information, visit: http://floridawages.com/

degree in Accounting Technology gives students an advantage in the business world by training them in the latest accounting and

Contacts

today’s technology. The program focuses on the principles,

Prospective Students: Contact Enrollment Services at enrollment@valenciacollege.edu or call 407-582-1507.

procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining financial

Current Students:

records, and preparing financial reports.

Mr. Steven Muller Program Chair, West

West Campus: 407-582-1534 smuller@valenciacollege.edu

Ms. Sharyn McGriff Career Program Advisor

West Campus: 407-582-1239 sgaston@valenciacollege.edu

Ms. Patricia Lopez Program Chair, East

East Campus: 407-582-2518 plopez@valenciacollege.edu

Ms. Liz Jusino Career Program Advisor

East Campus: 407-582-2170 ejusino2@valenciacollege.edu

Ms. Mabel Machin Discipline Coordinator, Osceola

Osceola Campus: 407-582-4291 mmachin1@valenciacollege.edu

computer techniques. Students learn how to solve problems using

For a Jump Start on Your Career… Take the fast track to reaching your career goals with one of our certificate programs below. These certificate programs are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or to upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less, and all of the courses in the certificate programs can be applied towards the A.S. degree. • Accounting Applications (27 credits) • Accounting Operations (18 credits) • Accounting Specialist (12 credits)

Ms. Claudia Zequeira Career Program Advisor

Osceola Campus: 407-582-4172 czequeira@valenciacollege.edu

A.S. to Bachelor’s Degree Career Path… Credit for Industry Certification/Licensure If you have earned a state approved industry certification, you may be eligible to receive credits toward your A.S. degree. For a listing of eligible industry certifications and A.S. degree programs, visit: valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/credit_alternative.cfm.

Did you know that all of Valencia’s A.S. degree programs will transfer into the Bachelor’s of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree at UCF’s regional campuses, as well as other universities? For more information about specific locations and requirements, visit: regionalcampuses.ucf.edu/program/applied-science/

Internship & Workforce Services Receive updates about the program and connect with other students at: facebook.com/ValenciaBusiness

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If you need assistance with job resources or in locating an internship, please contact one of the individuals below: Vertrilla Hunt, East Campus: 407-582-2726 Carmen Diaz, West Campus: 407-582-1034 Matthew Abalos, Osceola Campus: 407-582-4196 For more information, visit: valenciacollege.edu/internship


Accounting Technology ADVANCED COURSES

Accounting Technology Associate in Science Degree

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This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment in the field of accounting and for those presently employed in accounting careers and desiring advancement. Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/tech.cfm to view the articulation agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic department and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit. Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals. Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning. All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.

• Manage business information using appropriate software. • Prepare financial information about business organizations to support external decision making. • Prepare individual income tax returns, including supporting documentation. • Demonstrate effective business communication skills. • Evaluate business and financial information to support internal decision making. FOUNDATION COURSES Course

APA 1111 GEB 1011 +* ENC 1101 CGS 2100 OST 1141 SPC 1608 PSY 1012 OST 1335

Title

Credits

Basic Accounting 3 Introduction to Business 3 Freshman Composition I 3 Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3 1 Computer Keyboarding 1 Fundamentals of Speech 3 General Psychology 3 Business Communications 3 Total Credits 22

INTERMEDIATE COURSES Course

* ACG 2021 * ACG 2071 * ACG 2450 ECO 2013 Humanities Science or + * Mathematics

Title

Credits

Principles of Financial Accounting Principles of Managerial Accounting Computer Accounting I Principles of Economics-Macro See Gen. Ed. Requirement

3 3 3 3 3

See Gen. Ed. Requirement Total Credits

3 18

Title

ACG 2100 ACG 2110 TAX 2000 ACG 2360 ACG 2460

Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Federal Income Tax Cost Accounting Computer Accounting II – Spreadsheets 4Accounting Technology Electives Total Credits Total Degree Credits

Credits

3 3 3 3 3 9 24 64

ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES

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Program Outcomes:

Course

+* *

Course

Title

APA 2934 APA 2942 BUL 2241 FIN 2000 BUL 2242 ECO 2023 FIN 2010 FIN 2100 GEB 1350 SBM 1000 MAN 2021 MAR 2011 MTB 1103 MAC 2233 OST 2854 STA 2023 SLS 1303 SLS 2940

Selected Topics in Accounting Internship in Accounting Business Law I Principles of Finance Business Law II Principles of Economics-Micro Personal Investments Personal Finance Introduction to International Business Small Business Management Principles of Management Principles of Marketing Business Math Calculus for Business and Social Science Microsoft Office (Applications Package) Statistical Methods Job Search Service Learning

Credits

1-3 1-3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 1-4

NOTES: Students may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-byexamination. 2 Students who want to pursue articulation agreements wtih four-year state schools must choose PSY 1012 General Psychology and MAC 1102, 1104 or 1105 College Algebra as the science or math elective 3 ECO 2023 may be substituted for ECO 2013 4 Students who want to pursue articulation agreements with four-year state schools must choose ECO 2023, Principles of Economics-Micro; MAC 2233 Calculus for Business and Social Science and STA 2023 Statistical Methods as electives. 1

All specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus; some specialized courses are offered at other locations. General education courses are in bold print in the course listing. Several Florida public universities provide opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree. All of Valencia’s A.S. degrees will transfer into the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree offered at UCF’s regional campuses, as well as other universities. For more information on UCF’s B.A.S. degree, go to regionalcampuses.ucf.edu/program/applied-science. For other transfer options that may be available, go to

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus. + This course must be completed with a grade of C or better. * This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.


Accounting Technology valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/tech.cfm. Students who want to continue their education should contact their university of choice for acceptance of this degree.

All specialized certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some specialized courses are offered at other locations.

For students who are interested in pursuing UCF’s B.A.S. degree, 36 credit hours of general education courses will be required. Students will also have to fulfill the state’s foreign language requirement, which is two years of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same college-level foreign language.

Accounting Operations

Accounting Applications Technical Certificate The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level accounting employment or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed. The content prepares individuals in the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining financial records and preparing financial reports. Program Outcomes: • Manage business information using appropriate software. • Prepare basic financial statements. • Demonstrate effective business communication skills. • Analyze business and financial information for internal decision making. FOUNDATION COURSES Course

Title

APA 1111 GEB 1011 MTB 1103

Basic Accounting Introduction to Business Business Mathematics Total Credits

Technical Certificate The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level positions in accounting and business or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed. The content introduces individuals to the process of data entry into an accounting information system and includes the preparation, presentation, and analysis of business reports. Program Outcomes: • Manage business information using spreadsheet software. • Prepare basic financial statements. • Demonstrate effective business communication skills. • Analyze business and financial information for internal decision making. FOUNDATION COURSES Course

APA 1111 * ACG 2021

Title

Credits

Basic Accounting Principles of Financial Accounting Total Credits

3 3 6

INTERMEDIATE COURSES Credits

Course

3 3 3 9

GEB 1011 * ACG 2460

Title

Credits

Introduction to Business Computer Accounting II - Spreadsheets Total Credits

3 3 6

ADVANCED COURSES INTERMEDIATE COURSES Course

Title

* ACG 2021 * ACG 2450 OST 1335

Principles of Financial Accounting Computer Accounting I Business Communications Total Credits ADVANCED COURSES Course

* ACG 2071 * ACG 2460

Title

Principles of Managerial Accounting Computer Accounting II – Spreadsheets Accounting Applications Electives Total Credits Total Certificate Credits

Course Credits

3 3 3 9

Course

Title

3 3 3 9 27

Credits

3 3 6 18

Course

* ACG 2450 * APA 2942 CGS 2100 FIN 2010 FIN 2100 OST 1141 OST 2854

Title

Credits

Computer Accounting I 3 Internship in Accounting 1-3 Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3 Personal Investments 3 Personal Finance 3 1 Computer Keyboarding 1 Microsoft Office (Applications Package) 3

Credits

Internship in Accounting 1-3 Personal Investments 3 Personal Finance 3 1 Computer Keyboarding 1 Microsoft Office (Applications Package) 3 Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3 Job Search 1

NOTES: 1 Students may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-by-examination.

Title

Principles of Managerial Accounting Accounting Operations Elective(s) Total Credits Total Certificate Credits

ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS ELECTIVES Credits

ACCOUNTING APPLICATIONS ELECTIVES * APA 2942 FIN 2010 FIN 2100 OST 1141 OST 2854 CGS 2100 SLS 1303

* ACG 2071

NOTES: 1 Students may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-by-

examination. All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some courses are offered at other locations.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus. + This course must be completed with a grade of C or better. * This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.


Accounting Technology Accounting Specialist Technical Certificate The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level positions in accounting and business or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed. The content introduces individuals to the preparation, presentation, and analysis of business reports. Program Outcomes: • Manage business information using spreadsheet software. • Prepare basic financial statements. • Demonstrate effective business communication skills. FOUNDATION COURSES Course

APA 1111 * ACG 2021

Title

Basic Accounting Principles of Financial Accounting Total Credits

Credits

3 3 6

INTERMEDIATE COURSES Course

GEB 1011 * ACG 2460

Title

Introduction to Business Computer Accounting II - Spreadsheets Total Credits Total Certificate Credits

Credits

3 3 6 12

NOTE: All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some courses are offered at other locations.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus. + This course must be completed with a grade of C or better. * This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.


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