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Accounting, Business, Economics, and Computer Technology

The Accounting, Business, Economics and Computer Technology area of interest will prepare you for certificates, degrees, transfer and careers in the fields of accounting, business, economics, computer technology, finance, logistics, management and marketing.

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Programs

Degrees

   

High Unit Certificates

(18 units or more)

Low Unit Certificates

(less than 18 units)
Notes:
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AA Associate of Arts Degree
AS Associate of Science Degree
CC Career Certificate
COA Certificate of Achievement
COSP Certificate of Skill Proficiency

Meet Your Success Team

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Senior Instructional Assistant
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Business Secretary
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Senior Instructional Assistant
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Business Dean

Career Outlook

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records for the purpose of giving advice or preparing statements. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $37.10
Career Growth: 10.90%

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption. Excludes “Network and Computer Systems Administrators” (15-1142) and “Computer Network Architects” (15-1143).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Associate degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $35.00
Career Growth: 11.90%

Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to aid in solution of economic problems arising from production and distribution of goods and services. May collect and process economic and statistical data using econometric and sampling techniques.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Master's degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $56.09
Career Growth: 6.30%

Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $46.89
Career Growth: 14.20%
Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $28.62
Career Growth: 15.20%

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.  Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $60.47
Career Growth: 40.10%

Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses but do not have the background or responsibilities of an accredited or certified public accountant.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $25.49
Career Growth: 9.10%

Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with governmental policies and regulations. Include logistics managers. Employers are usually looking for candidates with Work experience in a related occupation .

California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $43.73
Career Growth: 10.70%
Source: Employment Development Department (EDD), State of California.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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