About this course
The Accounting Program provides a unique opportunity for students to benefit from a strong liberal arts foundation while obtaining the necessary knowledge and skills in accounting, finance, economics and general business studies. With the proper course sequencing, occupational com-petency for employment can be achieved at the Junior Accountant level. Students can secure positions at this level in such categories as accounts payable analyst, accounts receivable analyst, payroll administrator, and bookkeeper.
Students will be able to pursue a variety of careers in private industry, government, public accounting, and not-for-profit organizations. The Manor program affords graduates the option to transfer to a baccalaureate program with maximum efficiency and be able to prepare for theUniform Certified Public Accounting Examination (C.P.A).
Courses focus on broad accounting concepts and issues but also develop the communication, technical, and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in the professional world today. Students are encouraged to enhance their leadership skills, to develop high ethical standards, and to achieve their full potential throughout the program. Accounting majors are offered an opportunity to gain practical experience in their field while still in school. This is accomplished through a 140 hour externship position. Students will have the chance to not only relate their academic studies to the business environment but they will also learn how to work effectively with other people.
The student must attain a grade of “C” or better in all Accounting, Business, and Information Systems and Technology elective courses (if any). Any student that receives a final grade of “D” or “F” in any of these courses will be required to repeat the course. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs, a leading specialized accreditation association that recognizes high quality business programs around the world.