Accounting technicians monitor and control various types of electronic data processing equipment used with accounting data. Certain skills and knowledge are common to accounting career occupations, regardless of specific job titles and are included in all accounting career programs.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(12 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ACCT 1800 Business Law
ACCT 1814 Payroll Accounting
ACCT 1815 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1816 Principles of Accounting II
ACCT 1831 Accounting Math & Calculators
ACCT 1834 Computer Accounting Applications I
ACCT 1837 Spreadsheet Concepts & Applications
ACCT 1842 Income Tax
ACCT 2814 Cost Accounting I
ACCT 2821 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 2847 Fund/Non-Profit
GSWS 1401 Employment Preparation
Total Credits: 38  
 
Elective Courses
(select 2 credits from the courses below)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
GSIS 1403 Professional Developmental Skills
GSIS 1502 Human Relations
Total Credits: 2  
 
Elective Courses
(select 2 credits from the courses below)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ADS 1012 Business Presentations
GSCM 1112 Applied Oral Communications
MSM 1205 Business Presentations
Total Credits: 2  
 
Elective Courses
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Choose from remaining courses to meet 7 credits, if needed.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ADS 1014 Written Business Communications
GSCM 1102 Applied Written Communications
GSCM 1103 Applied Written Communications (Willmar)
Total Credits: 3  
 
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ACCT 2833 Database Concepts & Applications
ADS 1007 Keyboarding
ADS 1018 Personal Finance
ADS 1026 Access
ADS 1027 Business Environment
ADS 1042 PowerPoint
ADS 1045 Computerized Accounting Basics
ADS 2030 Word
BUS 101 Business and the American Economy
ECON 190 Personal Finance
GSCI 1401 Computer Technology
MSM 1212 Personal Finance
MSM 2110 Principles of Supervision
MSM 2203 Management Issues
 
Total Diploma Credits: 45