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Accounting Degree Program

AAS Accounting

The Power of Numbers

Our Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Accounting provides students with the technical and critical skills they need to perform key accounting functions and processes.  These include the acquisition, analysis and effective communication of financial information utilized in management decision making.  Upon graduation, students will be prepared to enter a variety of fields including general ledger accounting, managerial accounting and tax preparation. An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting can also provide a professional entry point into a variety of roles within the government, manufacturing, retail and services industries.

Skills You'll Learn
1 Analyze and interpret financial reports to assist users in the management decision-making process.
2 Develop critical thinking processes and learning strategies.
3 Demonstrate the mathematic and communication skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
4 Employ information literacy skills through the effective use of technology and information resources to accomplish project goals.
5 Engage in relational learning by transferring knowledge from life lessons and formal instruction to new situations.
6 Interpret and apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to analyze, record and report financial information in a variety of accounting systems.
7 Prepare accounting reports for internal and external users.
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Jobs in Accounting
Office Manager $27,843 avg. starting salary
Bookkeeper $24,301 avg. starting salary
Accountant $21,008 avg. starting salary
Source: Bryant & Stratton College
2011-12 Placement Report
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