Public Accounting Concentration
(CPA) (13 courses*)
The Public Accounting concentration offers courses needed toward the requirements for the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination in New York and other states. Assuming that students have met certain undergraduate prerequisite requirements, this program has been designated by the New York State Education Department as fulfilling the 150 credit-hour requirements for professional education programs in public accountancy. Students whose undergraduate programs do not satisfy all the assumed prerequisites will be advised of the additional courses that they must complete following a review of their undergraduate transcript. Students interested in completing this concentration should contact Heidi Tribunella, clinical associate professor of accounting, for a transcript review and academic advisement. The New York State Department of Education will have final approval upon application for licensure.
This concentration requires 13 electives, 11 of which are included in the requirement for the full-time MBA. The final two courses necessary to complete this concentration are offered free of charge. By fulfilling the Public Accounting concentration requirements, students will also fulfill the Finance concentration requirements and the Corporate Accounting concentration requirements.
Required core courses, plus:
|ACC 410||Strategic Cost Analysis||3|
|ACC 411||Financial Statement Analysis||3|
|ACC 418||Taxes And Business Strategy||3|
|ACC 419||Positive Accounting Research||3|
|ACC 423||Financial Reporting I||3|
|ACC 424||Financial Reporting II||3|
|ACC 436||Research into Professional Accounting Standards||3|
|ACC 437||Basic Federal Income Tax Accounting||3|
|ACC 438||Auditing II - Auditing And Information Systems||3|
|BPP/ENT 432||Basic Business Law||3|
|FIN 413||Corporate Finance||3|