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Accounting Technician - Diploma

48 Credits
DIP 2213/DIP 3241
Degree Description

The Accounting Technician monitors and controls various types of electronic data processing equipment used to process accounting data. Applications would include automated general ledger and other sub-systems, spreadsheet applications, database management, and the use of graphics. All Accounting Technician diploma courses can be applied toward an Accountant A.A.S degree.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
ACCT1800 Business Law (3 Credits)
ACCT1810 Financial Accounting (4 Credits)
ACCT1811 Managerial Accounting (4 Credits)
ACCT1814 Payroll Accounting (3 Credits)
ACCT1834 Computerized Accounting I (3 Credits)
ACCT1835 Computerized Accounting II (3 Credits)
ACCT1870 Professional Accounting Careers (1 Credit)
ACCT2821 Intermediate Accounting I (3 Credits)
ACCT2847 Fraud, Auditing and Internal Controls (4 Credits)
ACCT2861 Cost Accounting I (4 Credits)
ACCT2863 Fund/NonProfit Accounting (3 Credits)
ACCT2864 Income Tax I (4 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

Complete the following course:
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)

Elective Credits (5 Credits)

Choose 5 credits from the following Technical and/or Liberal Arts and Sciences courses:
ACCT2827 Principles of Finance (3 Credits)
ACCT2850 Accounting Internship (1 - 8 Credits)
COMM110 Public Speaking (3 Credits)
Or
COMM120 Small Group Communication (3 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.