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Accounting Technology

The AAB in Accounting Technology degree is structured to provide students the accounting skills needed to perform such duties as payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, bookkeeping, auditing, and tax return preparation.

Core Accounting Technology courses include: financial procedures, tax and governmental reporting, electronic data processing, manufacturing, business statistics, federal income tax, auditing procedures, and computer applications.

The Accounting Technology program at Ohio University Southern provides successful students with the necessary knowledge and skills to seek employment in CPA firms, hospitals, school systems, retail, service, manufacturing, and commercial industries as well as other accounting-related areas.

The Associate in Applied Business Degree in Accounting Technology will prepare students to seek employment with business enterprises such as hospitals, school boards, CPA firms, retail and drug stores with duties including payroll, accounts receivable, general ledger bookkeeping, auditing, and tax return preparation. Both manual and computerized accounting systems will be covered.

Kim Riley CPA, CFE, MBA
Coordinator of BSAM and
Director of  Accounting Technology
Phone:  740-547-3781
E-mail:  rileyk@ohio.edu

CORE REQUIREMENTS:
ENG 1510 Writing & Rhetoric  
MATH 1200
or higher
College Algebra     
BUSL 2550 Business Law  
COMS 1010 Introduction to Communication OR  COMS 1030 – Public Speaking
 
ECON  1030 Principles of Microeconomics  
OTEC 2300 Business Communication  

Complete 1 of the following:

BMT 2000 Introduction to Business Computing OR  
CTCH 1250 CTCH 1250 – Introduction to Computers OR  
MIS 2010 Information Analysis and Design  
TIER II Tier II Social Science Elective –
Elective cannot be used in any other area
 
 
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:
ATCH 1030 Financial Accounting Procedures  
ATCH 1040 Managerial Accounting Procedures  
 

Complete 6 of the following (check each course completed):

ATCH 2030 Tax & Government Reporting Procedures  
ATCH 2040 Electronic Data Processing Procedures  
ATCH 2050 Manufacturing Accounting  
ATCH 2090 Business Statistics  
ATCH 2250 Federal Income Tax Procedures  
ATCH 2330 Accounting Information Systems  
ATCH 2410 Auditing  
BMT 2100 Managing Finance in Business  

Complete 1 of the following:

BMT 1010 Business and Its Environment OR
 
BMT 1100 Introduction to Management OR    
MGT 2000 Introduction to Management  

Complete 3 of the following (check each course completed):
Any course used here cannot be used in another category.

ECON 1040 Principles of Macroeconomics  
PHIL 1200 Principles of Reasoning or  
PHIL 1300

Introduction to Ethics or

 
PHIL 2350 Business Ethics  
  Any 3000 level BUSL  
  Any 2000 level MGT or higher  
MATH 1350 Survey of Calculus  
BMT 1400 Concepts of Marketing OR   
MKT 2020 Marketing Principles  
  1)  2000 level ATCH, CTCH or BMT Course Not Previously Used in Another Category