Accounting

Program Options

Accounting Technician

Award: Diploma
Credits: 32
Length to Complete: 9 months (1 academic year)
Program Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or Part-time

Cost: $6,640 **

Careers and Average Wages

Core Courses

  • Business College Experience
  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Business
  • Word Processing
  • Accounting Simulations
  • Computer Accounting
  • Introduction to Accounting II
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Payroll Accounting

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Accounting

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits: 63
Length to Complete: 21 months (2 academic years)
Program Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or Part-time

Cost: $13,072.50 **

Careers and Average Wages

Graduates work as office accountants or managers in small businesses and as bank tellers or customer service representatives in financial institutions. They also find positions working in financial or accounting offices in public, private, or government accounting departments working with financial statement preparation, payroll, income taxes, budgeting, and cost accounting.

Entry Average Experienced
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $26,000 $40,100 $47,200

Core Courses

  • Business College Experience
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Business
  • Word Processing
  • Accounting Simulations
  • Computer Accounting
  • Introduction to Accounting II
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Accounting Spreadsheets
  • Financial Analysis
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Introduction to Business
  • Workplace Professionalism

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* Length to Complete

Program length to complete is based on full-time enrollment status.

** Cost Calculation

The program cost calculation is based on 2021–2022 tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.
  • If more than one course is listed, the first course is used in this calculation.

The course cost calculation does not include:

  • The cost of books. Visit the Hawkeye Bookstore to determine the cost of books.

  • Tools, supplies, and background screenings. Some programs may have additional cost of tools, supplies, and background screenings. Check with a program advisor for more information.

  • Non-resident tuition and fees or international student costs.

Contact Us

Admissions Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Danielle Jennings Email Danielle Jennings
Schedule an appointment with Danielle Jennings
319-296-2329 ext.1079 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Patrick Geer Email Patrick Geer 319-296-2329 ext.1371 Black Hawk Hall 212
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email Cindi Clark 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Robin Galloway Email Robin Galloway 319-296-4292 Tama Hall 110A

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