The 122 hour B.S. in Accounting Degree is designed to prepare students for positions in accounting, internal auditing, tax work, budgeting, and cost control.

Graduates meet the educational requirements for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examinations, as well as many federal and state civil service examinations. Students are also well prepared for graduate work in accounting. Beginning in 2009, New York State requires 150 credit hours for new practitioners to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

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B.S. in Business Administration and M.S. in Professional Accounting

The 150 Hour Accounting Program is designed to prepare students for positions in accounting, auditing, tax work, budgeting, systems design and analysis, and cost control. Beginning in 2009, New York State requires 150 credit hours for new practitioners to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. The program was designed by the faculty and approved by the New York State Education Department’s Board of Public Accountancy satisfy the educational requirement for the CPA.

Accounting

Suggested 4-Year Course Plan

YEAR 1
Fall Semester
16 credits
ACC 121 3
ENG 105 4
CSC 111 3
MAT 180 or Lib. Ed. 3
BUS 199 0

 

Spring Semester
16 credits
ACC 122 3
Literature 4
CSC 114 3
MAT 180 or Lib. Ed. 3
YEAR 2
Fall Semester 16 credits
ACC 221 3
BUS 233 3
BUS 246 3
ECO 105 or 106 3
Lab Science 4

 

Spring Semester
16 credits
ACC 322 3
BUS 334 3
MAT 184 4
ECO 105 or 106 3
Lib. Ed. 3

 

YEAR 3
Fall Semester 16 credits
Lib. Ed. 3
ACC 323 3
Lib. Ed. 3
Phys. Ed. 1

 

Spring Semester
16 credits
ACC 320 3
BUS 310 3
BUS 253 3
ACC 328 3
ACC 418 3
Phys. Ed. 1

 

YEAR 4
Fall Semester
15 credits
BUS 425 3
ACC 421 3
ACC 429 3
ACC 431 3
General Elective* 3

* General Elective can be an accounting, business or liberal education course.