Applied Accounting Pathway

  • The Applied Accounting program introduces and provides students with an opportunity to explore the world of financial & accounting professions.  Throughout the pathway, students will gain skills and knowledge analyzing business transactions, banking procedures, payroll transactions, financial statements and analysis, managerial accounting, and computerized accounting programs. 

    Students will have an opportunity to receive the Intuit QuickBooks Certification as well as participate in a student organization, such as Business Professionals of America (BPA).

    Pathway Course Sequence:

    • One of the following:
      9th or 10th grade, semester class
      • Business Essentials
      • Computer Applications I
      • Computer Applications II
      • Personal Finance
    • Accounting I A & B
      10th or 11th grade, full year class
    • Accounting II/Computerized Accounting
      11th or 12th grade, semester class

Exponential Career Opportunities

  • Accountants specialize in varies areas of the financial world.  Some work for organizations that specialize in assurance services, risk management or specific industries, such as finance, insurance, or healthcare.  The following are some examples of the various titles of accountants"

    • Government or Non-Profit Accountants (IRS, State Agencies)
    • Public Accountants (Tax Attorney, Real Estate Appraiser, Tax Preparer) 
    • Management Accountants
    • Internal Auditors 
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Job Projections- Looking Good

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    Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 4% from 2019 to 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors.