This diploma program in Accounting focuses on entry-level accounting skills needed in today‘s business environment. The program provides a basic understanding of essential business skills and addresses unique skills needed to prepare taxes for individuals and companies and practice sound accounting practices. Graduates are prepared for entry level employment as financial record keepers, tax preparers as well as employment in the field of office technology. Accounting topics include: taxation, financial accounting and the use of accounting and tax software.
• To develop students‘ ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles to financial statements
• To develop students‘ ability to accurately record and perform basis analysis of business transactions
• To assist students in becoming more proficient in the use of common business and accounting software applications
• To develop student‘s understanding of essential business functions including the importance of ethical business practices