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ACCOUNTING

Diploma

Program Description: The Accounting Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of entry-level accounting positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Program graduates receive an Accounting Diploma.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Students will calculate costs, depreciation, and disposal of plant assets.
•   Students will produce an adjusted and in-balance set of books utilizing computerized accounting software.
•   Students will process and record payroll transactions utilizing a simulated computerized payroll accounting system.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Accounting, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 45 Minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree program.

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Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
  ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
  And one of the following (2-3 hours)
    EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
    PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
  And one of the following (3 hours)
    MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
    MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
    MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (3)
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
    COLL 1500 Student Success  
 
3. Occupational Courses (34 hours)
  COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
  ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
  ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
  ACCT 1115 Computerized Accounting 3
  ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
  ACCT 1125 Individual Tax Accounting 3
  ACCT 1130 Payroll Accounting 3
  ACCT Elec Accounting Elective 3
  BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
  ELEC OPEN Any TCSG Approved Elective 3