Accounting


Accountants primarily do work that involves preparing and reviewing financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

Please note that there are two different paths students can choose from in the Accounting program: the Associated in Applied Science degree that leads directly to career options, or the transfer path that prepares students for successful transfer to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor's degree.  

What is My Goal?

The Accounting Program can provide students will different pathways based on their goals. Select below which one you have in mind: 

What Will I Learn? 

The Accounting program prepares students to enter introductory level accounting careers. Education is provided in financial and managerial accounting through the intermediate levels. Tax accounting is also included, and Business and general education is included as well. 

What Are My Career Opportunities?

Private firms (accounting/ C.P.A. firms, banks, insurance companies, retail and other general business entities) and public/government agencies provide excellent job opportunities for accounting graduates in the fields of: