Accountants keep the financial engine of business moving. From invoicing and forecasting to payroll, financial statements and more, you can help ensure a company’s financial stability.
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A Strayer associate degree in accounting gives you the foundational accounting skills upon which you can build a successful career. Unlike other accounting programs, you’ll also develop your communication and critical-thinking skills to enhance your employability.
85% of Strayer associate degree recipients who responded to our survey said their degree had an impact on meeting their professional or career goals.
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ACC 100-Accounting I
Understand accounting concepts, assumptions and principles. Study the analysis and recording of business transactions, the adjusting process and the procedures necessary to complete the accounting cycle. Progress to illustrating merchandising operations and merchandise inventory accounting, exploring internal control and cash, and explaining accounting procedures for receivables.
BUS 100-Introduction to Business
Get a foundation in business operations through a survey of the major business functions (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). Take a high-level look at business organizations and the business environment, strategic planning, international business and quality assurance.
CIS 105-Introduction to Information Systems
Get an introduction to the general purpose of information systems in organizations and the use of personal productivity software. Demonstrate tasks in common software applications, including word processing, web browsing, spreadsheet modeling, database management and presentation graphics.
ENG 115-English Composition
Prerequisite: Placement or ENG 090
This course emphasizes the principles of writing coherent expository essays in various modes. The course reinforces and emphasizes the concept of writing as a process that includes developing and narrowing a topic, logically organizing ideas, drafting, and revising. The course introduces the process of using sources to support ideas and documentation of sources in accordance with citation styles.
MAT 104-Algebra with Applications
Apply algebra to a variety of fields of study including probability, statistics and finance. Explore mathematical modeling and set theory.