A career choice that almost guarantees employment! Accounting is the language of government, business, industry, education, philanthropy and people--no wonder there are lots of jobs awaiting you. Our program combines classroom theory with hands-on application, in labs and through internships. Graduates go to work or take advantage of our seamless transfer options. Small classes and scholarship opportunities, as well as excellent professors, make the accounting program worth its weight in gold.
The Instructional Program
The Accounting program is designed to foster technical knowledge and skills at the introductory, intermediate, and managerial levels of accounting. Students gain a broad understanding of and appreciation for other elements of management such as computer processing, finance, economics, communications, and business law. Accounting majors are required to complete a course which allows them to master a commercial accounting computerized software package. The program is strengthened by courses in English, mathematics, humanities, and social science as well.
Students may satisfy personal professional interests by taking additional courses in accounting, computers, business management, and liberal arts and sciences. The Accounting curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions and to facilitate transfer to four-year institutions.
Opportunities for accounting employment are varied and include positions with private industry and businesses, public accounting services, and governmental agencies. Recent SUNY Delhi graduates have obtained positions in general, payroll, and tax accounting.
Accounting is the language of government, business, industry, education, philanthropy, and people. Decision makers need access to the right financial information. Accounting provides the quantitative information necessary for appropriate decisions by management in all types of activities.
Minimum requirements to be considered for admission
HS Average: 75