The Accounting Program is designed to provide the student the necessary analytical, conceptual, and technical knowledge and proficiency in accounting. It will prepare the student to build a solid foundation of career-specific accounting skills, including basic accounting, cost accounting, taxation, financial statement analysis, and payroll accounting; to prepare for a wide array of professional opportunities.

Student Profile

Students entering the Accounting program should possess the following:

  • An aptitude for mathematics

  • Aptitude for close attention to detail

  • Good communication skills

  • Good computer skills

Program Outcomes

Students who complete the Associate of Applied Science in Accounting will:

  • Possess the necessary skills to perform basic functions of entry level bookkeeping/accounting positions.

  • Apply related accounting knowledge such as taxation, payroll, auditing, in performing accounting/bookkeeping functions/work.

  • Use technology (i.e. computers, accounting software, information data bases) to perform and enhance financial and management reports.

  • Use clear and concise communication to convey relevant financial and non-financial information so that decision makers can formulate informed decisions.

Career Outlook

Graduates may work in a wide variety of settings such as:

  • Accounting assistant

  • Accounting clerk

  • Accounts payable clerk

  • Billing clerk

  • Billing coordinator

  • Bookkeeper

  • Consultant

  • Junior accountant

  • Loan administrator

  • Payroll clerk

  • Public, Tax or Cost accountant

  • Staff accountant

  • Tax advisor

  • Tax preparer

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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