Our Accounting program provides in-depth coverage of accounting principles, theory and practices, and exposes you to complex problems in business, cost management, tax, and economics. Internships prepare you for great jobs.
Common abilities you need for this program include an aptitude for math; the ability to analyze, compare and interpret facts and figures quickly; sound judgment; accuracy; the ability to handle responsibility with limited supervision; and a high standard of integrity.
Many SFCC accounting courses are transferable, so you can receive an AAS degree in Accounting and then pursue a bachelor’s degree. You also can earn a bachelor’s degree in Accounting on the SFCC campus from Central Methodist University. Phi Beta Lambda (the collegiate version of Future Business Leaders of America) focuses on leadership, service, education, and progress. You will participate in projects under the guidance of professionals in various occupations.
An AAS degree in Accounting provides the skills you need for a variety of employment opportunities. You can work as a financial accountant or bookkeeper, income tax preparer, cost management accountant, payroll specialist, accounting assistant, or as an accounting, auditing or accounts payable clerk. Salaries range from $26,700 to $40,000.
Data Sources – The website mynextmove.org, which is developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development, under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC).
- This program is offered at the Sedalia campus.