Coles College Major Catalog 2021

ACCOUNTING Definition:

Professionals in this field are consistently sought after to inform, direct, and improve decision-making for managers and leadership in every industry, using a comprehensive understanding of business and effective communication to activate their accounting knowledge. Prepare for careers in: Accounting (CPA), Managerial Accounting (CMA), Audit (CIA) As an accounting professional, you are likely to begin your career in a large accounting firm. As you gain experience, you will have many career paths open for you. You might rise within a large firm, become the go-to person within a smaller company or nonprofit organization, or start your own. What you will study: General business, financial accounting methods and theory, taxation, and analysis. Qualities and skills that make a successful Accounting Major: • Good math skills • Effective Communication

• Critical-thinking • Problem-solving • Teamwork Oriented

At Coles, we currently offer 11 Undergraduate Majors, a variety of Minor options, and Certificates:

Quick Links: Visit our Choosing a Major page at for Advising Checklists. View the Accounting Major Flyer View the Accounting Departmental Flyer


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