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3005. Introduction to a Profession

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: ACCT 2001 which may be taken concurrently; open only to Business majors of sophomore or higher status. Required for Accounting majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed to help students (1) understand the professional responsibilities of accountants, (2) enhance one's knowledge of the structure of the accounting profession and the reporting process, (3) evaluate alternative accounting careers, and (4) prepare for accounting internship and career opportunities. Consists of a series of evening seminars. Topics include (among others): alternative accounting careers, accounting standard setting, professional certification for accountants, and analysis and interpretation of accounting information. The course will also introduce and allow students to interact with UConn accounting alumni in a variety of accounting careers.