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Accounting

Courses

Core Courses

  • Accounting I and II 
  • Office Calculators
  • Word Processing
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Computer Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Accounting Simulations
  • Database/Spreadsheets
  • Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I and II
  • Financial Analysis
  • Accounting Spreadsheets
  • Financial Analysis
  • Career Capstone

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 64
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Careers

Positions

Graduates work as office accountants or managers in small businesses and as bank tellers or customer service representatives in financial institutions. They also find positions working in financial or accounting offices in public, private, or government accounting departments working with financial statement preparation, payroll, income taxes, budgeting, and cost accounting.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $22,900 $34,000 $39,600

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Advanced Systems, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Gray Transportation Waterloo, IA
Harrison Truck Centers Waterloo, IA
Hellman Waterloo, IA
Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo Waterloo, IA
McGladrey LLP Waterloo, IA
Paul R. Nielsen Co., PC Cedar Falls, IA
The Principal Financial Group Waterloo, IA

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Contact Us

Student Success Specialist Valerie Eagen Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1061 Black Hawk Hall 102
Program Advisor Patrick Geer Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1371 Black Hawk Hall 212
Program Advisor Mark Sutton Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1031 Black Hawk Hall 215
Department Secretary Cindi Clark Email me 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Cynthia Bottrell, Ph.D. Email me 319-296-4470 Grundy Hall 266
Dean Michael Roth, Ph.D. Email me 319-296-4470 Grundy Hall 266
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