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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [Archived Catalog]

Accounting Technology Major (A.A.B.)

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Major code AA5002

Ohio University–Lancaster and Ohio University–Southern offer a two-year program for accounting technicians leading to the Associate in Applied Business degree. Graduates have obtained employment with hospitals, school boards, CPA firms, retail stores, and drug stores, with duties including payroll, accounts receivable, general ledger bookkeeping, auditing, and tax return preparation.

Technical Associate Degree Requirements

The minimum requirement for the Associate in Applied Business (A.A.B.) or the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is the completion of 96 credits with a 2.0 accumulative GPA upon graduation. A maximum of 24 credits earned through the Experiential Learning Program may be applied to any technical associate degree. You must earn at least 30 quarter hours of resident credit at Ohio University; if you complete fewer than 60 quarter hours of Ohio University credit, you must earn at least 8 of your final 15 hours as resident credit. You also must meet Ohio University General Education requirements for associate degrees. (See Graduation Requirements - Universitywide section)

To earn a technical associate’s degree, you must complete an Application for Update of Program(s), available from any college office or regional campus student services office.

Core Requirements: 40–43 hours

Complete 3-5 hours of Tier II Social Sciences and the following courses:

One course from the following:

One course from the following:

Major Requirements: 54–56 hours

One course from the following:

Choose 4 hours from the following:

  • ANY 300-level BUSL
  • ANY 200-level MGT or higher
  • MATH 163A or higher


Choose 4 hours of 200-level ATCH, BMT, CTCH, or OTEC courses.

Minimum Hours for Graduation: 96

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