Associate of Science
Associate of Applied Science
School: Business and Professional Studies
Dean: George Repic, email@example.com
Program Director: Sugeily Rodriguez, firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Staff: Christina Best, email@example.com
Location: Academic II, Room 2350, Phone: 845-574-4330
Accounting is how a company or organization communicated its financial information. It is for this reason many call it the "language of business." Thus, accounting majors learn how to create and maintain a detailed and accurate system that displays the finances of a business. Student study the theory behind accounting and learn how to analyze the financial position of a firm or organization.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Identify and describe generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), explain how the application of GAAP impacts the recording of financial transactions, and the preparation of financial statements.
- Apply the steps in the accounting cycle in order to prepare financial statements.
- Assess the financial condition and operating results of a company, and analyze and interpret financial statements and information to make informed business decisions.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role that accountants play in business and society.
- Utilize information technology tools to conduct business effectively and efficiently.