All About Accounting
Undergraduate Course Work: 120 credit hours; 54-60 hours of core accounting classes
Master's Degree: Allow accounting graduates to select a specific concentration or remain in the general accounting degree program.
Graduate Course Work: 30 credits; 21 of which should be related to advanced accounting studies
General: "a total of 150 semester credits from a college or university whose accreditation is accepted by the state"
Categories of Accounting
"relates to the careful supervision of different public funds, ensuring that the government accounts for the money spent in a manner consistent with legal requirements."
"a category that deals with the preparation of personal and business finances for tax returns, payments and filings."
"or national income accounting, relates to the development and reporting of figures for an entire country's economy, rather than an individual business or industry. "
Annual Salary: $40,000-$63,000
-A passion for detail
-Independent; works alone
-Good Communication Skills