COURSE CODE: 6321

Accounting, Advanced

SCED Code: 12104
Virginia Extended Description: II
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: Accounting
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FBLA

Advanced Accounting students gain knowledge of advanced accounting principles, procedures, and techniques used to solve business problems and make financial decisions. Students work in a technology-integrated environment, using accounting and spreadsheet software to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and interpret business financial data related to inventory, fixed assets, notes/accounts payable and receivable, implementation of a partnership and a corporation, and other specialized accounting systems. Using authentic workplace scenarios that reflect current industry trends and standards, students analyze financial data and acquire knowledge of business ethics. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Business Information Management
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Executive Assistant
  • Information Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Records Processing Assistant

Pathway Occupation
Accounting
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Controller
  • Cost Analyst
  • Revenue Agent
  • Tax Accountant
Banking Services
  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Compliance Officer
  • Credit Analyst
  • Debt Counselor
  • Financial Manager
Business Finance
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Controller
  • Cost Analyst
  • Revenue Agent
  • Tax Accountant
Securities and Investments
  • Fund Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Tax Preparer

Pathway Occupation
Foreign Service
  • Diplomatic Courier
  • Foreign Service Worker
  • Interpreter/Translator
Governance
  • Legislative Aide
  • Legislator
  • Lobbyist
National Security
  • Combat Specialty Officer
  • Military Enlisted Personnel
  • Military Intelligence Specialist
  • Military Officer
  • Special Forces Personnel
Planning
  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Economic Development Coordinator
  • Economist
  • Interviewer
  • Urban and Regional Planner
Public Management and Administration
  • Court Clerk
  • Eligibility Specialist
  • Government Accountant/Auditor
  • Mail Carrier
  • Postal Service Clerk
  • Postmaster/Mail Superintendent
Regulation
  • Aviation Inspector
  • Compliance Officer
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Private Detective, Investigator
  • Transit Vehicle Inspector
Revenue and Taxation
  • Compliance Officer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Revenue Agent

Pathway Occupation
Engineering and Technology
  • Materials Engineer
Science and Mathematics
  • Economist
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Technical Writer

Pathway Occupation
Sales and Service
  • Billing Clerk
  • Dispatcher
  • Office Manager
  • Parts Sales Representative
  • Statement Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative

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