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Accounting

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If ensuring firms run efficiently, public records are kept accurately, and taxes are prepared properly and on time sounds like the right job for you, then Washington State's Accounting program is the right option for you. This program is designed to provide a concentration of financial and cost accounting with related business and computer courses, plus general and basic courses so you can succeed at a job in accounting or related areas, and/or transfer to a four-year college. You will learn to use manual and computerized accounting systems. You will also study accounting principles as they apply to financial and managerial accounting.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate written, oral, and nonverbal communication.
  • Think independently and develop critical thinking skills.
  • Develop independent learning skills.
  • Develop a continuing commitment to personal, professional, and community growth.
  • Demonstrate math skills to the academic level they wish to achieve.
  • Demonstrate college level preparation for employment in both public and private accounting.
  • Prepare and maintain books business and industry, including year end closing and preparation of all necessary statements required by management.
  • Apply internal control principles.
  • Perform cost analysis.
  • Apply theory and practical application of job order cost accounting, process accounting, and activity based cost accounting and standard cost accounting systems.
  • Develop and present understandable, reliable analysis of financial problems.
  • Apply knowledge of current computer technology to the business environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to use manual and computerized accounting systems.
  • Certificate of Completions: Payroll Specialist, Accounting

Career Opportunities

  • Bookkeeper
  • Auditing clerk
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Public Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Internal Auditors

Courses

Course listings with descriptions of each class may be found in the Washington State Community College Catalog.

Accounting Certificate (one academic year)

A certificate in accounting is available to those who complete the first year of the program, substituting Principles of Federal Taxation and Microcomputer Accounting for Finance and English Composition II.

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David Conrath, Associate Professor

740.374.8716 ext. 1704
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Sherry Hill
Sherry M. Hill, Accounting Instructor

740.374.8716 ext. 1708
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