Accounting

[A25100] Associate in Applied Science Degree
[D25100] Diploma
[C25100] Certificate

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession.

Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

COMPETENCIES

Upon successful completion of the Accounting program, the student should be able to

  1. Demonstrate the ability to understand a public company's annual report.
  2. Apply Internet research tools to obtain financial information to analyze a public company.
  3. Communicate information about a public company's financial operations.

Click here for a list of Humanities/Fine Arts and Social/Behavioral Sciences courses approved for this program.

Gainful Employment Information
Diploma
Certificate