Valees
Valley Education for Employment System

Accounting

This Career Pathway Plan of Study can serve as a guide, along with other career planning materials, as students pursue a career path.  Courses listed within this plan are only recommended coursework and should be individualized to meet each student’s educational and career goals.  Local high school and state graduation requirements must be met.  Career and continuing education requirements should also be considered. Consult with your Guidance Counselor for a complete Program of Study review.

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Computer I Essential Business SkillsStudent Services

Career Cruising
online planning system

Illinois Career Resource Network


KeyTrain online skill development

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Articulated Credit VALEES

DECA
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Adjuster
  • Auditor
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget Analyst
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Collections Executive
  • Controller
  • Cost Accountant
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Accountant
  • Investment Executive
  • Merger and Acquisitions Manager
  • Payroll Accounting Clerk
  • Price Analyst
  • Treasurer
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11EnglishMath   Accounting I
12English   Consumer
Education
Accounting II
 

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Waubonsee Community College Accounting Program

Kishwaukee College Accounting Program

Joliet Junior College Business Education
FAFSA

Aurora Community Foundation Scholarships

Waubonsee Community College Scholarships

Valley Industrial Association

Illinois Board of Examiners-CPA



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Eastern Illinois University School of Business

Illinois State University College of Business


Northern Illinois University College of Business

Southern Illinois University College of Business

University of Illinois College of Business

Western Illinois University Business and Technology