Professionals working in accounting and business administration must be able to process and accurately interpret large volumes of financial information. Lake Region State College's Accounting and Business Administration program combines the two closely linked fields to provide students with a broad understanding of finance, management and marketing. This curriculum is designed for students who plan to earn a two-year degree and enter the workforce, or who plan to work toward a baccalaureate degree in business administration or accounting. It provides the broad background required, as well as the beginning courses in the specialty.
Graduates of the program are able to:
| || Apply generally accepted accounting principles to measure, process and communicate financial information about a sole proprietorship, partnership or a corporation. Use basic budgets and standard costs as aids in planning and controlling operations. Apply managerial accounting concepts and principles. Classify and record revenues and expenditures appropriately. Identify, compare and use financial statements. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal environment in which businesses operate. |
Accounting careers can be much more than preparing tax returns.
Have you thought about becoming:
- IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent
- Comptroller - watch all outgoing and incoming finances of an organization or government
- Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - responsible for a company's financial goals and budgets
- International Accountant
- Forensic Accountant
The American Institute of CPAs offers more career ideas.
Business Administration degrees may lead to a job in:
At Lake Region State College you can accomplish many skills including public speaking, problem solving, conflict resolution, time management, leadership skills, economics, business information systems, and business ethics.