* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.
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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a major in Accounting offers students who have already earned an Associate Degree in advanced financial accounting, cost accounting, finance and taxation courses as well as a complement of managerial courses to provide the student with professional knowledge and skills to advance and improve abilities as they relate to general business and bookkeeping practices.
Graduates of the program may have opportunities for entry and mid-management level positions in banking, finance, bookkeeping, and accountancy. The curriculum consists of a total of one hundred eighty-four (184) credit hours, presented over sixteen (16) quarters.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the analysis and interpretation of financial and non-financial data for informed decision-making within the organization.
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct an internal audit based on auditing principles and guidelines.
- Understand and follow governmental regulations, laws, and ethical behaviors pertaining to accounting practices.
- Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate accounting information in the financial statements.
- Define and prioritize accounting concepts and standards for preparing financial statements.
- Communicate effectively about accounting and business practices within the context of larger organizational frameworks.
- Demonstrate collaborative skills across accounting and functional business areas.
- Develop and demonstrate skills in financial and cost accounting systems that are common to most businesses.
There is always a demand for people trained in advanced financial accounting skills and related financial disciplines. Accounting classes build an in-depth understanding of such core financial concepts as auditing, advanced statistics, corporate finance, budget analysis, inventory valuation and tax laws. Courses that focus on management and written/oral communications skills are also part of the curriculum; these will expand your professional background and advancement prospects.
Upon receiving your bachelor’s degree in Accounting from City College—one of the premier accounting schools in South Florida—you will be well qualified for entry level management and management level bookkeeping, accounting, finance, banking and other challenging positions. You can also choose to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, which will be an asset to your career path.
Core Courses Included
- Accounting for Fixed Assets
- Accounting I II III
- Accounting Information Systems
- Analyzing Financial Statements
- Auditing I II
- Business Law and Ethics
- Business Principles
- Computerized Accounting
- Corporate Accounting
- International Business
- Payroll Accounting
- Principle of Human Resources
- Principles of Accounting
- Principles of Management