Business Technology

AccountingAccounting - Associate in Applied Science

If you're good with numbers and enjoy mathematical challenges, you might want to check into HGTC's Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Accounting degree. This program is designed to prepare students for a career in both the public and private sectors of this important field. An Accounting degree will give you the knowledge, skills, and abilities that you need to qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many sectors of the business world. 

While some of the courses in the Accounting degree program transfer to a senior institution, this degree is not designed as a "transfer" degree, but, rather, is a career degree that prepares you for direct employment. 

HGTC's Accounting program is accredited.  for more information about HGTC's accreditations, click here.

Credit Requirements: 69 semester credit hours

Career Outlook

Accounting is a fast-growing and exciting field. Every sector of business has a need for accurate and scrupulous bookkeeping and bill-paying personnel. Among the many positions an A.A.S. in Accounting qualifies you for are:
  • Junior Accountant
  • Payroll Administrators
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Clerks
  • Tax Preparers

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Employers of HGTC Alumni Include:

  • Conway Hospital
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Sea Island Hotel

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