Accounting | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Accounting Technology

The Accounting curriculum teaches you the basics of recording financial transactions and how to store, sort, retrieve, summarize, and present the information in various reports and analysis. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply generally acceptable accounting principles to real-world accounting situations
  • Prepare, organize, and analyze financial statements
  • Use accounting software to carry out job functions
  • Effectively communicate financial information in both oral and written formats
  • Develop mathematical and critical thinking skills which will help you solve complex accounting problems
  • Identify and apply individual, payroll, and business tax laws



See your specific degree plan and advisor for class details and sequence.  Search Course Listing for class dates and times.

Degree, Transfer Options, and Careers:

AAS in Business Management Option Accounting Technology
Technical Certificate in Accounting Technology

If you are planning a career in accounting as a Certified Public Accountant, please see our Associate of Science in Business.

Many courses at NWACC carry transfer credit to four-year institutions and can fulfill general education requirements.

With an Associate of Applied Science in Account technology, you can pursue a career as:

  • Accountant
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Budget or Credit Analysts
  • Bookkeeper