If you’re a sports fan, you know that one of the most exciting part involves keeping track of how well your favorite team plays and being able to predict how they will do in the future. In businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits, accountants often engage in very similar activity.

Point University’s Associate Degree in Accounting equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with foundational elements of business and accounting. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in business organizations. They may also continue their studies to earn the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

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If you’re a sports fan, you know that one of the most exciting part involves keeping track of how well your favorite team plays and being able to predict how they will do in the future. In businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits, accountants often engage in very similar activity.

Point University’s Associate Degree in Accounting equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with foundational elements of business and accounting. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in business organizations. They may also continue their studies to earn the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

Program Goals

Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.

  • Students develop a plan that analyzes and capitalizes on their strengths to achieve relational, academic, and professional success.
  • Graduates employ effective study habits and time management skills.
  • Graduates locate and use information resources.
  • Graduates demonstrate basic computer literacy.
  • Graduates read with understanding, think critically, and develop reasoned arguments.
  • Graduates communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Graduates form, maintain, and enjoy healthy relationships with others, including persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Graduates work effectively to accomplish tasks both independently and within teams.

Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.

  • Graduates apply philosophical, literary, and artistic concepts to illuminate cultural artifacts and worldview issues.
  • Graduates apply religious, philosophical, psychological, social, political, economic, and cultural concepts to illuminate human behavior and social trends.
  • Graduates articulate and apply scientific concepts, principles, and methods.
  • Graduates apply mathematical concepts and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems and questions.

Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.

  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of the content of the Old and New Testaments.
  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of a Christian worldview and the role of believers in the Body of Christ.

Equip students with foundational elements of business and accounting.

  • Graduates demonstrate a biblical approach to stewardship and responsibility with regard to organizational practices.
  • Graduates prepare and interpret basic financial statements.
  • Graduates apply sound accounting principles.
  • Graduates apply sound principles in preparing individual income tax returns.

Prepare graduates to utilize computer technology and apply mathematical concepts for problem solving and decision-making in business enterprises.

  • Graduates demonstrate proficiency with hardware and software utilized in current business practice.
  • Graduates understand principles of mathematics and can apply them to aid in making business decisions.
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Budget Analyst
LOCATIONS AVAILABLE
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