Accounting

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Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7412

Dave Alldredge
Instructor
253.680.7107

 

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Accounting is the process that summarizes economic information about a business entity for use by decision makers. Users of this information include investors, creditors, management and government agencies. The accounting program at Bates Technical College provides training in many types of accounting; such as financial, managerial, payroll, individual taxation and governmental accounting.  Graduates are prepared for careers as accounting clerks, full charge bookkeepers, tax preparers, and small business accountants.  General Education courses provide training in understanding diversity in the workplace, effective oral and written communication and human relations skills.

Delivery: This program is online, with the option to meet with an instructor on campus at various times throughout your studies. 

Program length: 6 quarters (approximate)

  

Associate in Applied Science (Accounting): 90 Credits

  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

CREDITS

ENGL& 101

Level

English Composition I

5

100+

Level

Human Relations

5

100+

Level

Communications

5

100+

Level

Mathematics

5

REQUIRED ACCOUNTING COURSEWORK

CREDITS

ACCT&

201

Principles of Accounting I

5

ACCT& 

202

Principles of Accounting II           

5

ACCT

203

Principles of Accounting III

5

ACCT

205

Excel for Accounting

5

ACCT

207

QuickBooks

5

ACCT

220

Payroll Accounting

5

ACCT

225

Federal Income Tax

5

ACCT

230

Governmental Accounting

5

ACCT

235

Intermediate Accounting Topics

5

REQUIRED BUSINESS COURSEWORK

CREDITS

BUS&

101

Intro to Business

5

BUS&

201

Business Law

5

BA

217

Business Communication

5

ECON&

201

Microeconomics

5

INFO

101

Computer Application Essentials

5

Certificate of Competency (Bookkeeping): 45 Credits  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

CREDITS

100+

Level

Human Relations

5

90+

Level

Mathematics

5

90+

Level

Humanities

5

REQUIRED ACCOUNTING COURSEWORK

CREDITS

ACCT&

201

Principles of Accounting I

5

ACCT&

202

Principles of Accounting II

5

ACCT

205

Excel for Accounting

5

ACCT

207

QuickBooks

5

ACCT

220

Payroll Accounting

5

REQUIRED BUSINESS COURSEWORK

CREDITS

INFO

101

Computer Application Essentials

5

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