Discover what you can learn and where an accounting concentration can take you.
The accounting concentration and its mission provides students with the necessary foundation for a range of interesting and rewarding careers in public accounting, private industry, government, consulting, tax accounting and elsewhere. Accounting students are interested in working with people, teamwork, contributing to a common goal, working with numbers, and working independently. They will learn business communications, technical accounting procedures, financial statement preparation, problem solving, and ethical decision-making.
Students are not limited to a particular specialization as they start a life-long learning path as a professional accountants. Students are encouraged to prepare for certification examinations such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Employers Career Opportunities
- Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, Inc.
- G3 Enterprises
- E. & J. Gallo Winery
- Atherton & Associates
- Foster Farms
- Franchise Tax Board
- Stanislaus County
- Merced County Office of Education
- Moss Adams LLP
- Tax consultants
- Cost, managerial or tax accountants
- Staff accountants
- Budget analysts
"Majoring in accounting has been a remarkable journey that has provided me with a comprehensive outlook about the financial matters of business institutions and the confidence to serve them with zeal and integrity."