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Accounting Technology

Students can complete the Accounting Technology major in its entirety at Kent State Tuscarawas

Program Introduction

The Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology degree provides students with a broad range of practical accounting skills, communication skills, team work experience and general studies. These combined skills prepare students for immediate entry into the accounting technology field in numerous environments including manufacturing, retail, service and governmental organizations.

The associate degree is granted after the successful completion of 60-61 semester hours of coursework. Many of the courses in the accounting technology program also apply to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Early consultation with a Business advisor is strongly encouraged.

Major Requirements

Accounting Technology Graduates Will

  • Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to analyze and record business transactions, prepare financial statements and complete all other procedural steps in the accounting cycle of a company
  • Identify different manufacturing costs, record transactions to reflect the cost flow of a manufacturing company and prepare various management reports
  • Prepare individual tax returns (manual and electronic)
  • Maintain accounting records of a company utilizing a general ledger software package