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Course | Principles of Accounting


Principles of Accounting provides learners with an understanding of the critical accounting process and facilitates decision-making by providing data and information to internal and external stakeholders. Learners find out that accounting is an integral part of all business activities. It plays an essential role in the everyday accountability of a business and high-stakes decision-making and analysis. In addition, learners discover how to apply technology to accounting by creating formulas and inputting data into spreadsheets.

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Accounting Program for Building the Profession (APBP)

The AICPA offers training for high school teachers on an advanced accounting curriculum. This college-level course provides students with a real-world view of the accounting profession while focusing on the development of critical thinking skills. If you are an accounting, finance or business educator and would like to receive free training, please join us this summer! To learn more about APBP,

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 Getting Started
Unit 2 The Accounting Cycle
Unit 3 Financial Statements
Unit 4 Controls
Unit 5 Careers in Accounting

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