The online AS in Professional Studies / Business Administration-Accounting degree program is designed for students seeking a career in the accounting field. The curriculum provides an integration of accounting, business, and liberal arts courses needed to enhance critical thinking, analytical, decision-making, and communication skills required by contemporary accountants. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills required to:
Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to the recording and reporting of business transactions
Prepare financial statements in accordance with GAAP
Identify the importance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and identify the responsibilities and requirements of ethical behavior incumbent upon management and the outside auditors
Demonstrate computer competency in business applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software
Use financial information to perform managerial decision making
Present ideas orally and in writing in an effective manner for a professional audience
This program requires 64-66 credits for completion.
High school diploma or equivalent
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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