Program Purpose: Students completing accounting courses will demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting principles and procedures, as well as the role of accounting and bookkeeping within various business organizations. They will also be able to analyze, process and report financial information within established normal and computerized protocols. Finally, they will identify the importance of ethics and social responsibility in the accounting profession.
Program Description: Study in accounting leads to a variety of opportunities in organizations in the public and private sectors of the economy. Upon completion of the associate degree, students will be prepared for entry-level positions within organizations, able to transfer to a baccalaureate program, or possess the rudimentary information necessary to start their own businesses.
PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting procedures.
- Analyze, process, and prepare financial information within established protocols.
- Present and interpret financial information.