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Official Catalog January 2020 
Official Catalog January 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, AAS

CIP Code: 52.0301
New York Hegis Code: 5002
Available online in all states

Program: ACCT

Bryant & Stratton College’s Accounting program provides the technical and critical skills needed to perform accounting functions and processes, including the acquisition, analysis and effective communication of financial information utilized in management decision making. Following graduation from this program, students will be prepared to enter such fields as general ledger accounting, managerial accounting and tax preparation. Entry-level positions may be found in the manufacturing, retail and service industries as well as the government sector.

Graduates of this degree plan will achieve the following program and institutional outcomes:

  • Interpret and apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to analyze, record, and report financial information.
  • Develop accounting reports for internal and external users.
  • Analyze and interpret financial information to assist users in the management decision-making process.
  • Select and utilize appropriate technology to complete accounting functions.
  • Differentiate between ethical and unethical decisions.
  • Utilize appropriate current technology and resources to locate and evaluate information needed to accomplish a goal, and then communicate findings in visual, written and/or oral formats.
  • Transfer knowledge, skills and behaviors acquired through formal and informal learning and life experiences to new situations.
  • Employ strategies for reflection on learning and practice in order to adjust learning processes for continual improvement.
  • Follow established methods of inquiry and mathematical reasoning to form conclusions and make decisions.
  • Participate in social, academic, and professional communities for individual growth and to function as a citizen of a multicultural world.