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Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialAssociate in Science (AS)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
AdvisorTracy Sewell, MAcc
Associate Professor of Accounting
850.769.1551, extension 4826

Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale

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Accounting Technology, A.S.

Take the next step toward becoming employed in the field of accounting.

The Accounting Technology Associate of Science program is designed to prepare students for immediate employment in the field of accounting. Students are also placing themselves a step ahead of other job applicants by earning a two-year college degree!

Students who graduate from this program would typically work as bookkeepers or accounting technicians. Getting your Accounting Applications Certificate and working towards an associates degree in accounting is an important way to fast-track your career.

According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, job growth between 2014 and 2022 for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerk jobs is expected to be 11%.

Accounting Technology Course Requirements

ENC1101, English I
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Visual & Performing Arts
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MAC1105, College Algebra 
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I 
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts 
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics 
STA2023, Statistics 
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Physical Sciences
Biological Sciences
POS 2041, American National Government or AMH 2020, United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency
CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications
MNA1100, Human Relations in Management
ACG2001, Financial Accounting I
ACG2011, Financial Accounting II
ECO2013, Principles of Economics, Macro
ECO2023, Principles of Economics, Micro
BUL2241, Business Law
MAN2021, Principles of Management
MAN2160, Foundations of Leadership
FIN1100, Personal Finance
ACG2071, Managerial Accounting
CGS2518, Spreadsheets for Business Environments
ACG2450, Basic Computer Augmented Acct
TAX1000, Principles of Taxation I
ACG2930, Special Topics in Accounting


What can you do with Accounting Technology?

In this field, people find careers as:

Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks
Tax Preparers
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University - Panama City
University of Central Florida

Are you ready to get Started with Accounting Technology?

Apply to GCSC

Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.


Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.


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Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.