Why take Accounting in high school? Well, here are some reasons why everyone should take at least one Accounting class in high school.
Four of the top ten most profitable University Majors are business related:
- Business Administration.
226,000 new jobs are expected over the next decade in Accounting.
Why the increased demand for Accountants?
- Increasing number of new businesses
- Change in financial laws
- Corporate governance regulations
Business majors are required to take at least one, usually two, University accounting courses, and studies show that students who take high school accounting are more successful in University accounting.
What will you learn and do in high school Accounting?
- Understand the language of business
- Analyze business transactions
- Prepare and analyze financial documents
- Research business topics on the Internet
- Use spreadsheet software.
You will need to know accounting if you want to own your own business – all businesses need to keep accounting records, entrepreneurs must understand the business/profit motive.
Understanding accounting concepts help Entrepreneurs problem solve and make sound business decisions. You will learn skills that employers need all employees to possess – problem solving, critical thinking, organization, accuracy, integrity, business ethics, and technology.
And, you will learn personal applications in Accounting, such as: budgeting, investing, taxes, and banking.
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