The Accountancy curriculum is designed to meet the general education goals of those entering the accounting profession. It satisfies the requirements established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and may be used to meet educational requirements for the California CPA Certificate. The accounting program develops an understanding of an organization's management information system on a broad base of general education and business administration courses. The program is carefully planned and rigorous, building the conceptual, analytical, and communication skills necessary to succeed in the accounting profession. It prepares students for careers in all areas of accounting, including the necessary qualifications for professional examinations such as the C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.A.