Accounting Studies prepares individuals that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions.
Accounting Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.
What can you do with a major/degree in Accounting Studies?
Many Accountants specialize depending on the employer. Some may work for organizations that specialize in assurance services or risk management. As well, there are organizations that focus on certain industries, such as finance, insurance, or healthcare.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Accounting Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.