Accounting Internet Scavenger Hunt Use the following websites to find the answers to the questions below. Type your answers on a MS Word document. Identify the website you found your information. Submit when finished. Websites http://www.investopedia.com/university/accounting/default.asp#axzz2IMF9r7fo http://www.accountingcoach.com/online-accounting-course/09Xpg01.html http://www.ealmanac.com/1186/numbers/the-big-five-accounting-firms/ http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Business-and-Financial/Accountants-and-auditors.htm#tab-1 https://www1.cfnc.org/Plan/For_College/Explore_Programs_and_Majors/Explore_Progra ms_and_Majors.aspx Accounting Overview Define Accounting. List and describe six branches of accounting? Who is the “Father of Accounting?” When and what did he describe? What is GAAP? List and describe the 10 basic accounting principles. Who are the Big Four accounting firms? There use to be five; who was the fifth? What happened to them? Accounting Careers How many jobs did accountants and auditors hold in 2010? Where do most accountants work? On average, how many hours per week do accountants work? What type of education, licensure, and/or certification do you need to become an accountant? What are 5 important qualities necessary for accounting careers? What was the average salary for accountants in 2010? What is the expected growth rate of accountants through 2020? List 5 related occupations to Accounting that may interest you. Find 5 Colleges/Universities that offer a major in Accounting.