Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The Pipeline Keeps Filling

One of the most popular courses at San Diego State University is Accounting 321: Integrative Accounting Topics. The Los Angeles Times describes why:
Even in a downish economy, accounting students are finding jobs -- jobs that just might be the first step toward running their own companies, or getting that corner office in an established business.


The boom in accounting at San Diego State is part of a national trend. Enrollment in accounting classes is up 19% since 2004, according to a survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The increase in interest has left some campuses unable to accommodate all comers. In fact, the survey found that 13% of campuses had to turn away students who wanted to study accounting because of a lack of adequate classroom space or teachers.
The whole story's here.

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