University of Hawaii at Manoa

2500 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Honolulu, HI 96822-2217

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Graduates of an AS program in accounting should possess skills to prepare tax statements, compile financial statements, utilize technology-based accounting resources, manage payroll and work cooperatively with members of other departments. Programs at Leeward Community College combine required core courses in the liberal arts and sciences with courses from a variety of business areas. Many postsecondary schools, including colleges, technical institutes, and community colleges, offer associate's degrees in accounting.

Courses in these programs are often intertwined with management, marketing, and other business topics for fundamental comprehension. As a result, graduates are expected to be more versatile in business management, bookkeeping, or tax-preparation roles. Students can expect to take some variation of courses that include: Business Ethics, Business Organizations, and Finance. For career opportunities, many positions may be available to those with a degree in accounting. Bookkeeping or accounting-related positions are available in nearly every industry, as any business needs professionals who know how to record transactions and keep track of finances. Graduates of associate's degree programs in accounting are typically able to begin their careers as entry-level bookkeepers, accounting clerks, and auditing clerks.

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