The College of Saint Rose’s 150-hour dual Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree program fulfills the 150 credit hours of appropriate education New York State requires for new practitioners to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. The application for the dual degree program does not require a GMAT test score.

The undergraduate and graduate programs in Accounting are integrated to form a logical, continuous curriculum which maximizes each student’s education and can be completed in five years. The transition between graduate and undergraduate courses is seamless. Students must maintain a minimum overall G.P.A of 3.0 to remain in the program. Any applicable financial aid carries over from the undergraduate to the graduate program proportionately.

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Accounting 150 Hour Dual Degree Program

Suggested 5-Year 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
Graduate
Spring Semester 12 credits
ACC 522 or Grad Elective 3
MBA 516 3
MBA 640 3
MBA 660 3
Spring Semester 12 credits
ACC 570 3
ACC 571 3
ACC 522 or General Elective 3
MBA 690 3

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

Accounting Courses (45 Credits)

  • ACC 221 Intermediate Accounting 1
  • ACC 320 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 322 Intermediate Accounting 2
  • ACC 323 Financial Accounting Theory and Advanced Applications
  • ACC 328 Taxation
  • ACC 418 Advanced Accounting
  • ACC 421 Auditing
  • ACC 429 Corporate Taxation
  • ACC 431 Governmental Accounting
  • ACC 496 Integrated Accounting Experience
  • MBA 522 Budgeting and Cost Analysis
  • MBA 570 Advanced Theory of Financial Accounting
  • MBA 571 Financial Auditing
  • MBA 572 Advanced Taxation
  • MBA xxx Accounting Elective

General Business Courses (36 credits)

  • BUS 210 Management and Communication
  • BUS 234 Business Law 2
  • BUS 246 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 253 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 301 Financial Management
  • BUS 425 Integrated Global Business
  • BUS xxx Business Elective
  • MBA 516 Management Communication and Social Responsibility
  • MBA 555 Managerial Economics
  • MBA 640 Managerial Finance
  • MBA 660 Production and Quality Management
  • MBA 690 Advanced Strategic Management

Additional Required Credits

  • General Electives (ACC, BUS or Liberal Arts) 9 credits
  • College-wide Liberal education requirement (includes: MAT 180, CIS 111, ECO 106) 41 credits
  • Additional liberal and general education fulfilled by: ACC 121, ACC 122, BUS 233, ECO 105, MAT 195, CIS elective beyond CIS 111 19 credit