2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, BS

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Offerings


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


Susan Albring, Kofi Appiah Okyere, Joseph Comprix, Randal Elder,, David Harris, Lihong Liang, MaryAnn Monforte, Craig Nichols, John Petosa, 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 Accounting program is designed for students who plan to enter public accounting or other professional accounting fields. The General Accounting program is appropriate for individuals who plan to enter other areas of accounting or to complement other programs of study.

Student Learning Outcomes

1.Develop core competencies in financial and managerial accounting.

2.Develop skills in accounting research.

Major Requirements

Accounting 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

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Offerings