Explore the profession of accounting and look at different career choices..
You will explore the profession of accounting and look at different career choices. Below is some information that can get you started, though you will need to do some additional research on your own. You can use the library, the Internet, or interview an accountant to access additional information about the accounting profession. In the External Links area of this course (back at the course home page) there are some short videos which can get you started in this assignment.
Primary items to focus on in your exploration: different types of jobs, different industries, education/skills required. Secondary items to focus on: different certifications and organizations of the profession, importance of ethics in the accounting profession, governing bodies and rules of the profession.