This program provides concepts, principles, and standards that prepare the student for initial employment in the accounting field.
This degree program develops specific skills in accounting with computer applications, and general skills in management, business law, and communications. Careers in the private and public sectors include positions in general ledger accounting, budgeting, and payroll accounting. A graduate of this program seeks employment as a governmental accountant, junior accountant, cost accountant, accounting trainee, accounting clerk, accounting assistant, financial clerk, and control clerk.
The student/graduate will be able to:
- Apply accounting concepts and terms to accounting problems.
- Complete the payroll process in a simulated payroll project.
- Analyze the financial effects of a company’s activities.
- Complete computerized accounting cycle tasks and reports using general ledger accounting software.
Learn how to speak the accounting language as you study payroll and computerized accounting and you’ll be prepared for an entry-level job.View the required courses and curriculum semester-by-semester for Accounting, A.A.S.