Program Information

Accounting Technology

Available at: Acadian, CB Coreil, Evangeline, Gulf Area, Lafayette, Morgan Smith, Teche Area, TH Harris

New Curriculum Implemented Fall 2010 Business Office Technology

CIP 520302
Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Technical Diploma (TD),
Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS),
Technical Competency Area (TCA)

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An application or re-application fee and a testing fee per component are charged for each Application for Admission submitted.

AAS requires a High School Diploma or GED; TD requires Ability to Benefit

Note: Transferable General Education Courses needed to meet the requirements for the AAS are offered through a collaborative agreement with South Louisiana Community College (SLCC).

This program does not have special considerations or information.

The objectives of the Accounting Technology program are to:
  • Equip students with the following technical knowledge and skills that enable employment in the field:
    • A working knowledge of course terminology.
    • Knowledge of the nature and purpose of accounting.
    • The accounting cycle for a corporation, service, retail, and partnership company.
    • Accounting for cash, cash items, payroll procedures, generally accepted accounting principles, inventory, property plant and equipment, write-offs, notes and interest, stocks, bonds, investments, intangible assets.
    • Preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial statements.
    • Basic and advanced computer skills spreadsheet, database, keyboarding, and word processing applications.
    • Composition and production of mailable, effective business documents and other written communications.
    • Fundamentals of English and basic business mathematical functions.
    • A working knowledge in office procedures and total quality management.
    • Building self-esteem, professional appearance, and resume writing
  • Provide AAS degree seeking students with appropriate General Education knowledge and skills in English, Math, Speech, Psychology,  and Physical Science

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