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Accounting (ACCT)

Career Options & Highlights

This Folsom Lake College program provides training for entry-level employment in private industry or in government accounting. Study for self-employment as a provider of computer-based bookkeeping and/or tax services is also available. In addition, those individuals already employed in accounting can work toward career advancement by taking additional courses. Generally, employment in this specialization requires proficiency in business calculations.

Career Options
Account Clerk
Accounting Technician
Accountant Trainee
Auditor
Bank Employee/Examiner
Certified Public Accountant
Cost Accountant
Insurance Employment
Revenue Agent (FTB/IRS)
Tax Preparer
Bookkeeper for:
   Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable
   General Ledger
   Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Some career options may require more than two years of college study.

Highlights
A traditional course of study in Accounting Fundamentals, three levels of Financial Reporting, Managerial Techniques, State and Federal Income Taxation, Cost Accounting, and Auditing.
-  State-of-the-art software and equipment to provide computerized accounting training.
-  Internships, work experience with local employers for college units, job shadowing, guest speakers from the accounting industry, field trips to accounting offices.
-  A lab with tutorial assistance.

Updated 06/01/16

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