The primary focus of Accounting Course is to prepare students as paraprofessionals who have a wide array of skills and knowledge in pursuing a business career. The integration of accounting and tax software provides real world application in the areas of payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, federal taxation, spreadsheets, and databases. Upon successful completion of the Accounting Course, the graduate is expected to be a lifelong learner who stays current in his/her field so as to perform accounting functions according to the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other governing agencies. The graduate will be a conscientious professional who practices within the legal and ethical parameters of accounting, and an effective communicator who is able to listen and respond appropriately while respecting the differences within and between groups in the community. The graduate will just as well be a paraprofessional accountant who will have a broad array of skills and knowledge to use effectively in the 21st century. What is more, the graduate will achieve the nationally recognized credential of Accredited Business Accountant by passing the ICAN exam..