The mission of the accounting program at Seward County Community College is to prepare students in the accounting program for occupational careers, transfer programs, continuing education, personal needs, and other related business careers.
Accounting is an information and measurement system that identifies, records, communicates relevant, reliable, and comparable information about an organization’s business activity. Accounting helps a person make better decisions, including assessing opportunities, products, investments, and social and community responsibilities. Accounting students will be provided the opportunity to apply their learning to hands-on activities as well as have the opportunity to do internships with local accounting firms and businesses.
Topics, skills, and concepts:
- Financial and managerial accounting, cost accounting, accounting systems, emerging technologies, taxation, audit and advisory services.
- Evaluate the economic transactions on which businesses are built, and organize and reporting the impact of those transactions. Learn to evaluate the tax impact of business decisions.
- Critical analysis, group dynamics, problem solving, and communication skills.
Students have the ability to take part in the accounting internship program. This course is designed to give the student on-the-job training under the supervision of an employer and coordinating instructor. Eligibility requirements may apply.
- Byron Bird and Associates
- City of Liberal
- Edward Jones
- Golden Plains
- Hay, Rice & Associates
- SCCC Business Department