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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Accounting


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Business Administration Accounting 62 Designed for transferring into a Bachelor of Business Administration program or entry into the field of Accounting.
Certificate Business / Accounting 44 Designed for entry‑level positions or furthering one’s career.
Skill Specific Certificate Accounting 19 Designed for entry-level positions or furthering one’s career.

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Fred Jex 586.286.2171 jexf@macomb.edu Center Campus
Professor Shirley Glass 586.445.7154 glasss@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor William Callaghan 586.286.2135 callaghanw@macomb.edu Center Campus
Professor Brian Newman 586.445.7309 newmanb@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Accounting program prepares students for entry level positions in the accounting field as well as enhancing the skills of individuals currently employed in accounting and who desire advancement. The program provides specialized knowledge in accounting theory and practice as well as an understanding of business operations in the American economy.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. In the Area of Communication:

Present accounting views in writing.

Present accounting views through oral communication.

Listen effectively.

2. In the Area of Group Work and People Skills:

Understand group dynamics and work effectively with people to solve accounting problems.

Resolve conflict in group work.

Organize and delegate tasks in group work.

3. In the Area of Critical Thinking:

Solve diverse and unstructured accounting problems.

Read, critique, and judge the value of written accounting work.

4. In the Area of Working Under Pressure:

Deal effectively with imposed pressure and deadlines for accounting quizzes, homework, group work, practice set, and exams.

Career Opportunities:

Accounting-Associate of Business Administration: Job titles such as Payroll & Time Keeping Clerks, Loan Officer, Tax Preparer, Teller, New Accounts Clerk, Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Posting & Auditing Clerks are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Accounting-Certificate: Job titles such as Payroll & Time Keeping Clerks, Loan Officer, Tax Preparer, Teller, New Accounts Clerk, Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Posting & Auditing Clerks are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Accounting-Skill Specific Certificate: Job titles such as Payroll & Time Keeping Clerks, Loan Officer, Tax Preparer, Teller, New Accounts Clerk, Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Posting & Auditing Clerks are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

 

Programs

    Associate of Business AdministrationCertificateSkill Specific Certificate

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