Accounting Technology, A.S. Degree


The program provides a solid foundation in basic accounting theory as well as accounting practice including financial planning and taxation. Students apply their practical knowledge of these areas through computer simulations.

Graduates of this program are eligible to be enrolled in Daytona State College, Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management program and the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program. Call (386) 506-4227 or email for details. Upon completion of this degree program, students are eligible to apply for the Accounting Technology Management and Accounting Technology Operations AS certificates.

Students who wish to pursue the BS in Accounting must complete the following pre-requisite courses: ACG2021, ACG2071, ISM2000 or CGS2100, ECO2013, ECO2023, STA2023, MAC2233.

AS Certificates That Lead To This Degree:

The following AS Certificates are embedded within this degree: Accounting Technology Operations and Accounting Technology Management. You may pursue the AS degree and also earn the AS certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the AS certificates to develop or upgrade your skills. Contact your faculty or academic advisor for details and course options.


Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate clear and effective communication.

  2. Solve business problems using critical thinking.

  3. Identify and discuss legal and ethical issues in tax preparation, financial planning, and the business environment.

  4. Use appropriate software and hardware to produce tax returns, financial plans, and financial reports.

  5. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of estate planning, investment planning and cash management.

  6. Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to record, summarize, and report business transactions.

  7. Demonstrate an understanding of corporate finance in the field of business.

  8. Identify sound measures of internal control and protection of business assets.

  9. Demonstrate an understanding of the global business environment.

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