The complexity of society requires trained personnel to interpret and manage the fiscal aspects of business and industry. The curriculum of the Business Administration: Accounting Option is designed to be either a transfer program or a career program. Career-oriented students are prepared for entry-level positions in public and private accounting. Students may also consider transferring credit earned in this program toward a Bachelor’s degree.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:
Apply generally accepted accounting principles in the recording and reporting of financial information
Describe accounting system procedures and techniques
Analyze and use financial reports for decision-making
Explain the use of financial information in controlling and evaluating performance
Communicate effectively using the vocabulary of financial and managerial accounting and economics