If you are seeking licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or are interested in the area of accounting, we are offering this track starting Fall 2009. Effective August 1, 2009 applicants for licensing as a CPA in New York State will be required to have a bachelor's or higher degree and 150 semester hours in the following content areas, which include but are not limited to at least:
* 33 semester hours in accounting with courses in financial accounting theory and principles (including advanced financial accounting), managerial accounting, U.S. federal tax accounting, auditing and computer auditing:
* 36 semester hours in general business electives including business statistics, commercial law, computer science, economics, and finance, and;
* The curriculum must also include the study of business/accounting communications, ethics/professional responsibility and accounting research.Required (in addition to core modules and an experiential course):
AC648 Seminar in Accounting Information Systems and Auditing
AC650 Accounting Research and Theory
Two Electives of Your Choice
New Track this Fall 2009!