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College of Business

Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Accounting Technology Operations


Program Leadership Information

Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, EPI, (727) 791-2433
Dr. Jenice Armstead, Academic Department Chair, Tarpon Springs, (727)-712-5230

Program Summary

This certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of accounting in a business environment. The certificate prepares individuals in the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining business and financial records and the preparation of accompanying financial reports in both a manual or computer-automated environment. These courses will apply toward the Accounting sub plan in the Business Administration A.S. degree.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Small Business Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Professional

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2015 (505), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Graduation Rules

Complete all courses with C or better.


Financial Accounting
Accounting Software Applications
Managerial Accounting
Business Internship
Principles of Finance
Spreadsheet Techniques and Programming
Federal Individual Income Taxation
Total Credits