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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

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 06/14/13

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