This two-year applied program prepares students to work in the accounting profession by providing a foundation of principles of accounting and technology basics. The emphasis is on strong information technology skills in order to enhance the use of accounting information systems and enterprise resource planning systems.

The accountants of tomorrow will find it necessary to extract data and present it in a way that can be used for decision making. Students will be asked to apply advanced problem-solving techniques and accounting principles in a business environment.

Awards Available

Accounting and Information Technology:  Associate of Applied Science Degree

Accounting and Information Technology Degree Sheet

NOTE: If you plan to transfer and earn a bachelor's degree, the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree is recommended for your course of study. Follow the link and refer to the "Business" link listed under Transfer Majors.

Potential Careers

  • Bookkeeper 
  • Accountant
  • Computer Support Specialist

 Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply principles of accounting to an accounting information system.

2. Students will be proficient in their understanding of information technology terminology and concepts.

3. Students will use problem solving skills to design and maintain accounting information systems.


Instructor Holly Booth