About this course
This program is designed both for students seeking first-time employment in the accounting field and for those already working in accounting, to provide opportunities to develop and improve skills necessary for advancement. Included in the program are activities that enhance analytical, technical, communication, leadership and human-relations skills. Graduates will be able to:
- use all the steps of the accounting cycle for various business entities, including sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations;
- analyze and interpret financial statements;
- use accounting computer software to maintain accounting records and to prepare financial statements;
- prepare the Federal Tax Form 1040 and supporting schedules to include Schedule C for sole proprietorships and Schedule SE for self-employment tax and to research basic tax questions;
- apply theory in the practice of job-order and standard cost-accounting systems.