65.0 Credit Hours
Accountants prepare, analyze and verify financial reports and monitor information systems that furnish this information to management. Business executives, bankers, government leaders and investors all rely on financial statements and other reports prepared by accountants that summarize and interpret financial transactions that occur in every business. An accountant must have the ability to develop reliable analyses of business operations which can be used in making business decisions. Students who complete the accounting program can qualify to sit for the CPA exam in Ohio after completing a few additional courses and a qualifying exam as determined by the Ohio Board of Accountancy.
- Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.
- Describe and apply general business knowledge skills and computer skills.
- Use analytical problem-solving skills.
- Apply mathematical skills to formulas and solve problems.
- Apply the principles of financial, managerial, cost and tax accounting.
- Apply principles of human creativity and its relation to society.