Associate in Science
This program is designed to provide the education and skill development to prepare students for entry-level employment or supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the field. Students interested in this program enjoy working with numbers, are organized. The knowledge and training acquired in this program can also be applied to many other managerial or supervisory positions in business and government.
After successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Prepare and use financial information about business organizations to support decision making.
- Manage business information using appropriate software.
- Demonstrate effective business communication skills.
- Evaluate business and financial information to support internal decision making.
- Prepare governmental tax forms, including income, payroll, and sales taxes.
- Consider the implications of professional values, ethics, and attitudes in business.
- Prepare or develop strategic or organizational skills.
- Prepare individual tax forms.
- 60 Credits
- 2-Year program
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy. Employment of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks is projected to show little or no change from 2016 to 2026. Technological change and automation are expected to reduce demand for these workers.
The median annual wage for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks was $38,390 in May 2016.
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