Accounting Degree at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (UTB-TSC)

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College prepares students for a career as a staff accountant, public accountant, tax accountant, financial analyst, business analyst, financial reporting manager, and controller. The program focuses on accounting and related business functions. Program courses include: accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, and professional standards and ethics. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer accounting degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Accounting Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UTB-TSC has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Associate's Degree3
Bachelor's Degree64

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male26
Female41

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic61
White1
Non Resident Alien4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Accounting program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Accountants

Description

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, accountants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
    • Total Employment: 540
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.49
    • Average Annual Salary: $59260

Budget Analysts

Description

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, budget analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.5% from 2014 to 2024

Credit Analysts

Description

Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, credit analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.1% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Accounting Programs in Texas

Accounting programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

The University of Texas - Pan American

Edinburg, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 170 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 82 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Texas A&M International University

Laredo, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 61 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

University of Houston - Victoria

Victoria, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 62 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A)

Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)
  • Accounting and Finance (B,M)

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 62 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,438