Arizona State University

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Course Description

The School of Accountancy's undergraduate program offers two tracks during the senior year. The accounting track is followed by most students and is designed to provide a rich educational experience. The accounting master's internship is the track designed for our most highly qualified students who wish to commit to (and are accepted into) the MAcc program or the MTax program during the second semester of the junior year. The internship provides a particularly rich and individualized educational experience during the senior year. It includes a number of distinct advantages for students: a full-time paid internship for credit waiver of the GMAT requirement for admission to the MACC or MTAX program early consideration for scholarships and graduate assistantships Additional Program Fee: Yes Second Language Requirement: No First Required Math Course: MAT 210 - Brief Calculus. Program Math Intensity:program math intensity substantial Substantial

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Career outcomes

The major in accountancy includes the essential academic preparation for students who are: planning to pursue a graduate degree or attend law school pursuing professional careers in public, corporate and governmental accounting seeking positions in consulting, or planning to operate a business seeking positions in personal financial planning and portfolio analysis The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook (2010-2011) states, "Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. Job opportunities should be favorable; accountants and auditors who have a professional certification, especially CPAs, should have the best prospects." Example Careers: Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to the following: *growth *median salary Accountants Bright OutlookBright Outlook 21.65% $62,850 Auditors Bright Outlook 21.65% $62,850 Budget Analysts 15.09% $69,090 Business Intelligence Analysts Bright Outlook not available Business Teachers, Postsecondary 15.12% $74,770 Credit Analysts 15.02% $60,730 Financial Analysts Green OccupationGreen Bright Outlook 19.81% $75,650 Financial Examiners 41.16% $75,250 Financial Managers, Branch or Department Bright Outlook 7.65% $107,160 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 13.03% $50,130 Treasurers and Controllers Bright Outlook 7.65% $107,160

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