Accounting Technician Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 33
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The Accounting Technician program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $674.00
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4 $674.00
ADM131 Office Calculators 1 $168.50
BCA134 Word Processing 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Electives 3  
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 17
Semester 2
ACC116 Introduction to Accounting II -OR- 4 $674.00
ACC132 Principles of Accounting II 4 $674.00
ACC265 Income Tax Accounting 4 $674.00
ACC311 Computer Accounting 3 $505.50
ACC801 Payroll Accounting 1 $168.50
ACC803 Accounting Simulations 1 $168.50
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
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Program Advisor

Pat Geer
Black Hawk Hall 212
319-296-2329 ext.1371
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Cynthia Bottrell, Ph.D.
Grundy Hall 266
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