Programs

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN
A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

Department:Business Administration

School(s): Business & Entrepreneurial Studies

CIP Code: 52.0302
MCC Program Code: AC01
NYSED Code (BRI): 27626
NYSED Code (DCC): 27627
Admissions
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New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

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75% or more of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
This program prepares students for a position as an accounting clerk able to keep records of daily financial transactions; create financial statements; analyze financial data; and communicate information through both oral and written reports. The required courses develop knowledge of general accounting procedures, automated accounting systems and spreadsheet programs, as well as general knowledge of business management.

This program is NOT designed as a transfer program. Students who plan to become accountants require at least a bachelors degree and should enroll in MCC's Business Administration AS degree program.
(Housed in the Business Administration & Economics Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1.Complete all steps of the accounting cycle.
2.Analyze data, which may include budgets or variance reports, to support managerial decisions.
3.Explain how stakeholders are impacted by various business decisions.
4.Apply quantitative reasoning skills in performing job duties which may include ratio analysis or cost-volume-profit computations.
5.Prepare basic tax forms which may include payroll taxes or income tax.
6.Perform accounting functions using business software, which may include spreadsheets or general ledgers.
7.Describe how the state of the economy affects the financial stability of a business entity.
8.Describe the obligations inherent in manager-employee relationships.
9.Utilize effective communication skills in a variety of situations.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance


MCC Level 2 Mathematics Placement.

Distribution Requirements
Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 130 Modern Business Mathematics# OR
MTH 160 - Statistics I or higher*
3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I
4
BUS 104 Introduction to Business
3
OFT 121 Introduction to Keyboarding OR
OPEN ELECTIVE***
1
First Semester Total:
14
SECOND SEMESTER
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II
4
ACC 202 Payroll Accounting
2
BUS 220 Applied Business Applications OR
CRC 125 Microsoft Office**
3-4
ECO 101 Introduction to Economics OR
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics
3
SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication OR
SPC 142 Public Speaking
3
Second Semester Total:
15-16
THIRD SEMESTER
ACC 201 Accounting Applications
3
ACC 210 Intermediate Accounting I
4
ECO 103 Personal Money Management OR
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-OWC) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WESTERN CIVILIZATION (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - VALUES AND ETHICS (MCC-VE) ELECTIVE
3
Third Semester Total:
16
FOURTH SEMESTER
ENG 250 Professional Communication
3
ACC 204 Tax Procedures
3
ACC 220 Cost Accounting
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
BUS 275 Business Cooperative Education
4
Fourth Semester Total:
15
TOTAL CREDITS:
60-61
# Recommended
* Courses selected with a higher number than MTH 160 must qualify for MCC-QL. Students with strong math skills should consult with their advisor to select the appropriate math course.
** CRC 125 OR CRC 113, CRC 115, CRC 116, and CRC 117
*** OFT 121 is required, but may be waived (contact the Information and Computer Technologies department for waiver procedure). In instances when a waiver is granted, students may select an alternative open elective course of at least 1 credit, to satisfy the minimum 60 credits for the degree.

Revised: 7/26/2018