Accounting careers : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
This thesis examines the five different sectors of accounting and their requirements. The first section discusses public accounting and the role of certified public accountants in public accounting. The second section discusses corporate accounting and the different certifications available, such as Certified management Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Information Systems Auditor. The third section discusses governmental accounting at three levels: federal, state, or city and local government. The fourth section discusses not-for-profit accounting in public school systems, colleges and universities, hospitals and health-care facilities, and voluntary health and welfare organizations. The fifth section discusses educational accounting in business and community colleges, university accounting faculty, and academic administrator. The thesis gives you an idea of the different sectors of accounting that are open to accounting majors.