Accounting, Diploma

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.

Locations offered:
Moultrie
Thomasville
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • 80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in calculating costs, depreciation, and disposal of plant assets by earning 70% or greater on the Plant Asset Project.
  • 80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in producing an adjusted and in-balance set of books utilizing computerized accounting software by earning 70% or greater on the Computerized Accounting Project.
  • 80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in processing and recording payroll transactions utilizing a simulated computerized payroll accounting system by earning 70% or greater on the Payroll Project.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

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.

Cost
1st Term
Tuition: $1335
Fees: $309
Books: $738.1
Total: $2382.1

2nd Term
Tuition: $1246
Fees: $284
Books: $607.1
Total: $2137.1

3rd Term
Tuition: $1335
Fees: $324
Books: $811.1
Total: $2470.1

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)

8

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2 hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (34 hours)

40

ACCT 1130 Payroll Accounting 3
ACCT 1125 Individual Tax Accounting 3
ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
ACCT 1115 Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
Electives 12
ACCT Elec ACCT Elec 9
Elec Open Elective Open 3

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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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