The Accounting Information Systems program prepares you for a career in accounting and for a liaison position between the accounting and information systems departments. You will receive strong information technology skills in addition to traditional accounting skills. You will become proficient in commercial and customized accounting software and spreadsheets.
You will take courses in accounting for taxes and payroll on computers, along with programming that will allow you to seek advanced placement in accounting or information systems. The program offers two concentrations: the Programming concentration and the Informatics concentration. You must select either the Programming concentration or the Informatics concentration by the second term. You will find employment opportunities in the profit and nonprofit, private and governmental sectors.
For more information about the Accounting Information Systems program, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/accounting/ais.
Locations: Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Urban
Selected courses in this program are offered at other campuses.
Program entry requirements
- Complete an application for admission.
- Satisfy the assessment requirement.
- Attend any required information/registration session.
- High school algebra II or higher with a grade of “C” or better or MAT 073 and/or MAT 141 at DMACC.
- ADM 105 - Intro to Keyboarding at DMACC or equivalent is strongly recommended.
- CSC 110 - Intro to Computers at DMACC or equivalent is strongly recommended.
Students start Fall semester at Boone and Urban campuses.
Students start Spring semester at Ankeny and Carroll campuses. Course sequences may vary; see a counselor/ advisor for details.
To earn an Accounting Information Systems AS degree, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed, maintain a 2.0 grade point average and receive a grade of “C” or higher in all ACC coursework.