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What are some of the accounting courses in a college accounting degree?

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Harold Averkamp, CPA, MBA

The accounting courses often included in a 120- or 150-credit college accounting degree are:

  • fundamentals of financial accounting
  • fundamentals of managerial accounting
  • intermediate financial accounting and reporting
  • advanced financial accounting and reporting
  • cost/managerial accounting
  • accounting systems
  • auditing, attestation and assurance
  • income tax for individuals
  • income tax for corporations
  • financial statement analysis
  • accounting theory and research
  • accounting internship

You can learn more about the accounting courses offered and required at a specific U.S. college or university by using our Career Center’s links to college accounting departments.

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Harold Averkamp

For the past 52 years, Harold Averkamp (CPA, MBA) has
worked as an accounting supervisor, manager, consultant, university instructor, and innovator in teaching accounting online. He is the sole author of all the materials on AccountingCoach.com.

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