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Finance Cluster: Advanced Accounting Pathway

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The UNG Career Roadmaps are aligned with the Georgia Department of Education Career Clusters and Career Pathways. UNG Career Roadmaps are to help students understand the relevance between education and the workforce and highlight the connection between career clusters in high schools and college majors at UNG. 
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High School Pathway
Advanced Accounting

1st HS Course: 07.44130
Introduction to Business & Technology

Estimated Salaries

Limited Opportunities

Prospective Careers & Employers

Less than 5% work in accounting field with a High School Diploma.

1st College Major Course: ACCT2101
Principles of Accounting I

Estimated Salaries

$26,510

Prospective Careers & Employers

Bookkeeping, Accounting Clerk, General Office Clerk, Loan Clerk, Brokerage Clerk, Finance & Insurance Agencies, Retail Trade Companies, Accounting Firms

1st College Major Course:
ACCT2101
Principles of Accounting I

Estimated Salaries

$50,190

Prospective Careers & Employers

Auditor, Forensic Accounting, International Accounting, Personal Financial Planning, Cost Accounting, Budget Analysis, Accounting Firms, IRS, Securities Exchanged Commission, Department of Treasury, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Department of Labor Employment Outlook

2010 Employment:
62,915 (Very Large)

Anticipated Growth in this occupation by 2020:
12.6%

Annual Job Openings Anticipated:
1,780 (Very High)

Department of Labor Employment Outlook

2010 Employment:
62,915 (Very Large)

Anticipated Growth in this occupation by 2020:
12.6%

Annual Job Openings Anticipated:
1,780 (Very High)

Global Skills Needed: Interpersonal, Critical Thinking, Advising, Communication, Organization, Problem-Solving, Analytical

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