Students who want to work for accounting firms or in accounting departments will have to learn the basics of business accounting in order to handle many of the day to day tasks. Courses include business accounting, human resources accounting, economics, finance, and business management. Students should also prepare to pass their CPA licensing exam. Understanding basic accounting principles, ethics, and accounting law is expected if students want to pass. Courses in project management will also be offered.
Earning a degree in accounting will enable students to find employment in many fields including small and large businesses, private foundations, government agencies, and more. Exploring accounting software that many companies are now using is also included in this degree program. Many accounting departments use different software that not only protects valuable information, but also helps departments be able to forecast future spending and earnings of companies and businesses.