The Accounting Program is designed to prepare students for a career in public accounting, in industry, or as self-employed business people. Graduates of this program will have a well-rounded background in all major areas within accounting, preparing them for positions as public accounting paraprofessionals, tax preparers, general accounting clerks or office managers. College credit may be granted through Tech Prep articulation agreements between RACC and approved secondary schools.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Apply fundamental business principles and accounting theory to social, legal, political, financial, and business problems.
- Implement principles, concepts, and theory to create business reports for perspective business disciplines.
- Create integrated documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations with productivity software that is suitable for professional purposes.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills in writing and speaking in a business environment.
- Analyze business and accounting situations in keeping with professional standards and moral values to recommend appropriate courses of action.