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Accounting Track

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.

In addition to the Core Required Modules and an Experiential Course Requirement, students who are interested in this track will need to take the following courses in the spring semester:

AC604 - Management Accounting

AC648 - Seminar in Accounting Information Systems

AC6xx - Accounting Research and Theory