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.
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85% of Strayer associate degree recipients who responded to our survey said their degree had an impact on meeting their professional or career goals.
— OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013
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.
ACC 206-Accounting II
Understand accounting concepts, assumptions and principles. Evaluate accounting data for plant assets, current liabilities, deferrals and accruals, intangibles, payables and payroll. Get an introduction to accounting for corporations as it relates to stocks, bonds and corporate earnings. Learn about partnership accounting and the statement of cash flows.
ACC 303-Intermediate Accounting I
Study accounting theory in depth and review the accounting cycle. Focus on the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting; the preparation of financial statements; the time value of money; and the valuation of cash, temporary investments and receivables. Review pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
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.