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Accounting Program

The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting prepares students to measure and communicate the financial position of an enterprise and provide advice on taxation, management services, and the analysis of information systems. Students also gain knowledge of auditing through theory and practice.

As you know, strong problem-solving, mathematic and analytical skills are essential to success in this field. And this Accounting program may provide you with the training to qualify for entry-level employment in these areas.

Accounting Class Training

The Accounting program includes training in the following:

  • Introductory Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Non-Profit Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Federal Taxation
  • Consolidating Accounting

As with other industries, technology plays an integral role in the accounting field. So, you will also take classes in computer applications and spreadsheets.

Armed with the principles of accounting, as well as practical business methods and procedures, you may have the necessary skills to work in this competitive industry.

Accounting Career Opportunities

Job openings in the accounting field are predicted to significantly increase over the next few years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.* Now is the time to position yourself for this trend by making sure you have a solid knowledge and understanding of the accounting profession.

Some career opportunities include:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Management in Accounting

You can perform a broad range of accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting activities for corporations, governments, non-profit organizations, and individuals. You can choose to work in an office individually or as part of a team, or embark on your own business venture.

Accounting Degree

Upon graduation, you will receive a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Accounting. It readies you to oversee the financial well being of a company or individual in the preparation, examination and verification of fiscal data.

* Adapted from the Professional and Related Occupations - [http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Office-and-Administrative-Support/Bookkeeping-accounting-and-auditing-clerks.htm#tab-6 ] Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks section of the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Your own hard work, professional attitude and demeanor, experience, and local market factors may impact personal employment opportunities.

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Important Consumer Information and Disclosures

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Largo Program Disclosures.
  • Completion rates for this program*:
    • For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002, fewer than 10 students completed for the enrollment cohort. The completion percentage has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008, fewer than 10 students completed for the enrollment cohort. The completion percentage has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here.

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