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Concentration in Accountancy

Lead Faculty: Dr. Connie Fajardo

This concentration is designed for those majoring in business administration with its broad base of business-related disciplines, but who also wish to gain the intermediate-level accounting knowledge and skills appropriate for careers in the accounting and finance departments of a business, nonprofit, or government entity. Students are encouraged to seek a nationally recognized accounting designation such as the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) or CFM (Certified in Financial Management). Those who are considering a CPA designation (Certified Public Accountant) are best served by enrolling in the B.S. in Accountancy degree program. Students are strongly advised to contact the above-named Faculty Advisor for guidance and recommendations as to academic preparation that will best meet their career objectives.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Use information technologies and computerized accounting software for financial accounting and reporting.
  2. Apply generally accepted accounting principles to measure and report information related to accounting for assets, liabilities, and equities, revenue and expenses, and cash flows of business enterprises and governmental and not-for-profit entities.
  3. Interpret cost data and prepare managerial accounting reports.

Requirements

Requirements for the Concentration (6 courses; 27 quarter units)
Students must successfully complete the required courses as specified below. Please note: all students must have successfully completed ACC 201 with a grade of "C" or better before enrolling in any of the six required accounting courses

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