This degree develops an understanding of accounting theory, the technical procedures, and the professional standards and ethics essential for the business accountant, the public accountant, the accountant for governmental and non-profit institutions or the teacher of accounting. It provides a broad basis for the advanced study necessary for the student who plans to practice as a certified public accountant or who desires to acquire additional academic training.
Accountants provide the information necessary to determine and evaluate the present and projected economic activities of organizations. They provide financial services to individuals, business entities, not-for-profit organizations, and government at all levels. Professional accountants develop and apply their skills in auditing, taxation, management policy, information systems, computer operations, and many other areas.
Course catalog ~ Accounting
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