2014-2015 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2021  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, BS


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Contact:

Office of Undergraduate Programs, 215 Whitman School of Management, 315-443-2361.

Faculty

Susan Albring, Kofi Appiah Okyere, Joseph Comprix, Randal Elder, Mitchell Franklin, David Harris, Badr Ismail, Lihong Liang, MaryAnn Monforte, Alex Thevaranjan, Ginger Wagner, William J. Walsh, Joyce Zadzilka

The major programs in accounting provide students with the academic training and experience needed to become professional accountants. Job opportunities include careers in public accounting, business and industry, not-for-profit organizations, and government. The professional program is designed for students who plan to enter public accounting or other professional accounting fields. The managerial program is appropriate for individuals who plan to enter other areas of accounting or to complement other programs of study.

Major Requirements


Professional Program


The professional program is designed to help students meet New York State educational requirements for CPA licensure. The CPA license is granted after passing the Uniform CPA examination and meeting professional experience requirements. After August 1, 2009, New York State will require 150 hours of education for CPA licensure. Most other states currently require 150 hours of education for CPA licensure. Students seeking CPA licensure and planning to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination should meet with an advisor to discuss the education requirements for the state in which they seek licensure.

The professional program requires the following courses (credit hours in parentheses):

Managerial Program


The managerial program requires the courses listed below. All managerial accounting majors are required to take ACC 356 . Students then choose either ACC 357  or ACC 363 , depending upon whether their primary interest is financial or management accounting. Remaining accounting and management electives are chosen based on career objectives in consultation with a major advisor.

The managerial program requires the following courses (credit hours in parentheses):

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