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This department is in the division of Mathematics, Business & Computer Technology.

Accountants record and summarize the economic events within a business. In addition, they interpret financial information and conduct solvency and profitability analyses to serve as a basis for sound business decisions. Within the mission of the college, the Accounting Department has several objectives:

  • Provide high quality accounting and business programs, which will prepare our students for successful careers in business and government.
  • Provide students with a broad-base understanding of the concepts of Accounting, Business and Management.
  • Provide transfer to four-year institutions.

Accounting, as the language of business, is concerned with how businesses report their transactions and how they interpret the summaries of those transactions. Accountants record and summarize the economic events within a business. In addition, they interpret financial information and conduct solvency and profitability analyses to serve as a basis for sound business decisions. Within the mission of the college, the Accounting Department has several objectives:

  1. Provide high quality accounting and business programs, which will prepare our students for successful careers in business and government;
  2. Provide students with a broad-base understanding of the concepts of accounting, business and management;
  3. Provide transfer preparation for universities. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and major in accounting should consult with a counselor regarding the transfer process and lower division requirements.