The Accounting program at Trenholm State provides students with the fundamentals of accounting principles and procedures. These principles and procedures can lead to careers in public and private accounting, including both State and Federal government positions. Also, students can progress through their accounting careers to obtain the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential.
Some of the major areas studied in the Accounting Technology Department include the following: business functions, basic and advanced accounting principles, managerial accounting, advanced accounting application on microcomputer (computerized managerial); payroll accounting applications, income tax accounting principles and procedures, intermediate accounting, computerized Peachtree accounting, governmental & not-for-profit accounting; electronic calculations, and more.
Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll, and Auditing Clerks held more than 1,799,800 million jobs in 2012 and are employed in every industry. For those who are interested in Accounting Technology, Trenholm State offers a complete program to prepare students for entry level positions in the business community as an accounting student or accountant trainee.