Program Code: 10-101-1
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Associate Degree: 2 Years, 69 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
This two-year associate degree program in accounting prepares you for an entry-level position as an assistant auditor, tax accountant assistant, junior accountant, accounts receivable clerk or internal assistant auditor. You will maintain records of accounts and handle business transactions for expenses, payments, purchases and inventories in journals, ledgers and on computers. You will prepare financial reports to substantiate transactions such as income statements, balance sheets, cost studies and tax reports and will review and interpret financial reports.
The two-year associate degree program in accounting provides you with an opportunity to learn accounting in preparation for a career in business, industry or government. You will choose from more than 11 accounting courses, including cost and income tax accounting as well as courses which utilize modern applications of accounting transactions on microcomputers. Also included are general business courses designed to present you with an overview of how the world of business functions. Specific courses explore business law, management, data processing and business operations.
Program/Plan Admission Requirements
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:
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- Process financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle.
- Analyze financial and business information to support planning and decision-making.
- Perform payroll preparation, reporting, and analysis tasks.
- Perform cost accounting preparation, reporting, and analysis tasks.
- Perform individual and/or organizational tax accounting preparation, reporting, and analysis tasks.
- Identify internal controls to reduce risk.
Helpful High School Courses
- Appleton—1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Accounting, math, business arithmetic, bookkeeping, marketing, English, speech, business machines, economics and data processing are helpful.
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