Accounting/Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree
Helping Businesses Operate Smoothly
National College’s Accounting – Information Systems program is designed to provide you with a foundation of accounting and IS skills and an education that will give you the credentials to get ahead.
The accounting coursework is designed to train you so that you are qualified to work as an accountant, consultant, or auditor. The information systems coursework will provide you with an understanding of the functional areas of business, knowledge of the technical aspects of information systems, and the analytical skills to design, develop, implement, and manage computerized business information systems.
Because you will be receiving an education in both accounting and information technology you can develop skills to specialize in computer auditing and controls, accounting information systems, e-commerce, security, and information systems consulting.
As a student in the Accounting – Information Systems program, you will:
- Develop a solid accounting knowledge base as well as analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills.
- Gain an understanding of the most current accounting strategies and tactics, emerging trends, and software.
- Focus on the analysis and implementation of information systems, data management, data communications, and topics such as e-commerce.
- Learn about information assurance and security.
Whether you are interested in starting or advancing your career in the accounting and/or information systems fields, this program will prepare you for recognized industry certification exams that can help you stand out in today’s competitive job market and broaden employment opportunities.
Your Learning Experience
Principles of Accounting I, II, & III
The primary focus is on the use of accounting practices in today’s business world – beginning with individually owned businesses to corporate accounting.
Principles of Economics
Study how individuals consume goods and services and learn about the U.S. economic system, government finance, and the consumption and distribution of the national wealth.
Computer & IT Fundamentals
Build a solid foundation in basic computer concepts, networking, and the Internet as well as a broad understanding of the structure of information systems, databases, programming, and e-commerce.
Program core courses may include:
- Principles of Accounting I, II, & III
- Computerized Accounting
- Intermediate Accounting I, II, & III
- Income Tax
- Cost Accounting
- Municipal & Institutional Accounting
- Project Management
- Principles of Economics
- Spreadsheet Applications
- Computer & IT Fundamentals
- Implementing & Troublshooting OS Technology
- Computer Hardware Technology
- Windows Server Administration I
- Network Infrastructure Configuration
- Directory Services Administration
- Database Administration
- Oracle Administration I & II
- Information Systems Security
- Database Design
- Database Security & Auditing
Why Accounting Students turn to National College
- Convenience and flexibility – day and evening course schedules to fit your life.
- Small class size – allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.
- Industry experienced instructors – bringing their business, accounting, and IS field experience and insights to class.
- Peer tutoring – providing one-on-one help at no additional cost.
- Training in modern computer labs – simulating real work experiences.
- Externship placement as part of the Accounting – Information Systems program – enabling students to build career experience.
- Career services – helping with career advice and resources needed for today's job search environment.
- Refresher courses are available to all our graduates – keeping skills in their field of study sharp and current at no additional tuition costs.
Currently, academic credit earned at National College and American National University is creditable toward the education requirement for taking the CPA exam in Virginia and Ohio. Each state has its own requirements and students and prospective students are strongly advised to contact the Board of Accountancy in any state in which they may wish to become licensed as a CPA to determine whether that state will accept academic credit earned at a nationally accredited institution toward the education requirement for licensure in that state.
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“I compared the classes for accounting and business in several colleges, and I liked the classes better [at National],” explained Tamela who graduated from the business administration-management and accounting associate degree programs.