The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble, 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.
TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS
• CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
• ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics may be taken in lieu of ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics.