Associate Degree in Accounting
Accounting is the analysis and recording of financial transactions, the summarizing of financial data in financial statements and reports, the interpretation of financial data for decision making, the development of budgets for future planning, the determination of taxes and tax planning, the auditing of records and development of systems to verify financial activity, and the internal control of the financial activity being examined.
Accounting is applicable to any entity with economic activity such as a business, a government, a charity, or an individual. The purpose of accounting is to provide relevant information to decision makers, managers, investors, creditors, government regulators, and others interested in the financial situation being monitored.
The Associate degree in Accounting requires two years, or 4 semesters. Students complete 75 credits with general courses for 12 units, primary courses for 30 units, core courses for 32 units, a “practical” course for 1 unit, and electives for 3 units. This program trains students to work immediately upon graduation. The aim of the program is increasing knowledge, getting research vision, and mastering both the academic and technical knowledge of accounting.
Graduates will be equipped to work immediately in accounting for the numerous areas where financial enterprises must be tracked or managed.
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