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Accounting Technology


The Department of Applied Organizational Technology offers an associate degree in Accounting Technology that prepares students for careers in the public, private, or government sectors. Students receive a well-rounded education in all areas of accounting including payroll, accounts receivable/payable, purchasing, and tax.

All courses for this degree can be taken either via the Internet or on-campus. The online associate degree is the same as the on campus version. Upon completion of this 2-year degree, completed courses may be applied toward earning a bachelor’s degree. An out-of-state scholarship is available for students enrolled in online-only programs. 

The University of Toledo is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and is authorized to offer degrees online. 

Program of Study

Course Title: Description Hours
ACTG1040 Principles of Financial Accounting: The course covers basic financial accounting principles for a business enterprise. Topics include transaction analysis, measurement, summarization, preparation, interpretation and use of financial reports. 3
ACTG1050 Principles of Management Accounting: Principles of Management Accounting Management uses of accounting data for analysis, decision making, financial planning and control. Topics include understanding cost behavior, activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit analysis and budgeting 3
ACTG1200 Accounting Software Applications: Students will become familiar with a variety of accounting software such as QuickBooks, Peachtree, and Microsoft Office Accounting. 3
ACGT1250 Spreadsheet Applications in Accounting: Spreadsheet programs will be used in budgeting, financial management, preparation of financial statements, creation of business documents and other financial applications. 2
ACTG2100 Intermediate Accounting: In-depth expansion of financial accounting principles and financial statement presentation. Emphasis on balance sheet accounts with particular attention applied to working capital (cash, receivables, inventory, current liabilities, also long-term assets). 3
ACTG2300 Cost Accounting: Practice of cost accounting especially applied to manufacturing business. Includes accounting for materials, labor and overhead under job order and process cost systems and standard costing. 3
ACTG2400 Fundamentals of Taxation: Consideration of the basic features of the federal income tax system. Emphasis is placed on the determination of taxable income of individuals and corporations. Also covered will be the preparation of the form 1040 both manually and using a commercial computer tax preparation package. 3
BMGT1000 Business Technology College Orientation: Acquaints the new student with the services, policies, procedures and layout of the university, college and department. Establishes relationships among new students, full-time professors and peer mentors during this time of adjustment. 1
BMGT1010 Business Principles: An introduction to the world of business focusing on an overview of business operations with special emphasis on management, marketing, computers, accounting and finance. 3
BMGT1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations: Covers all aspects of communicating in the workplace including oral, written and group communications. Specific subjects covered include composing agendas, conducting interviews and organizing meetings. Students will learn a computer graphics program and prepare a presentation. 3
BMGT2010 Workplace Management: Covers issues dealing with managing a company in a predominantly service-oriented marketplace. Topics include training employees to deal with customers/clients, creating a customer-friendly business environment, problem-solving and strategic planning. 3
BMGT2110 Managing in a Global Environment: Students will examine one particular industry and learn the various economic factors associated with operating a business in an international setting. 3
BMGT2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace: This course offers a conceptual framework for understanding diversity and its effects on organizational behavior. It will also provide action tools for effective management of diversity in organizations. 3
BMGT2310 Legal Environment of Business: Carefully documents treatment of the legal framework of business. Emphasis on the international aspect of business law. Topics covered include contracts, bailments, agency relationships, legal forms of ownership and negotiable instruments. 3
CMPT1100 Computer Information Applications: Concepts and techniques on the application of computers to the solution of business computer information systems. Students will have hands-on experience in word processing, spreadsheet and database on microcomputers. 3
  Technical Electives (two 3-hour courses, pertaining to your interests) 6
ENGL1100 or 1110 (Choose one) College Composition I: Explanatory and persuasive writing in both personal and public genres; instruction and practice in generating, focusing, developing, researching and presenting ideas in ways consistent with one's subject, purposes and intended audiences. 3
ENGL1130, 1140, 1150 or 2960 (Choose one) College Composition II: Reading, analyzing, and writing on various topics for varied audiences including organizational report writing (ENGL2960). 3
MATH 1010, 1180, or 1260 Applied Business Math, or Math for Liberal Arts, or Calculus-Business with Applications I 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (one 3-hour course pertaining to your interests)


  Social Science Electives (two 3-hour courses, pertaining to your interests) 6
Total   66
  Program requirements are subject to change, review the University catalog or contact your academic adviser for up-to-date information.  

Associate Degree Programs

To be admitted to an associate degree program in the College of Business Administration at The University of Toledo, students need a minimum 2.00 cumulative high school grade point average (GPA). Students who do not qualify for admission to the College of Business Administration will be admitted to the University of Toledo Learning Collaborative and may transfer to the College of Business Administration when the minimum requirements are met.

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Online Admission Representative: 855.327.5695

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Last Updated: 6/26/15