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B.S. in Accountancy

The curriculum in Accounting is recognized and registered by New York State Education Department. A student selecting this curriculum becomes eligible for graduation after completing 129 credits in compliance with the rules outlined by C.W. Post and the School of Professional Accountancy. An Accounting student is required to complete this curriculum:

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Accounting and Basic Business Courses 54 Credits

ACC 11-12 - Accounting Principles I, II
ACC 21-22 - External Reporting I, II
ACC 61 - Managerial Cost Analysis
ACC 80 - Accounting Information Systems
ACC 82 - Auditing
ACC 84 - Taxes and Business Strategies
ACC 85 - Advanced Taxation
ACC 90 - Applications in Accounting
FIN 11 - Corporation Finance
FIN 12 - Corporate Financial Policy
LAW 13 - Legal Environment of Business
LAW 19 - Commercial Law for Accountants
MGT 11 - Principles of Management
MGT 20 - Principles of Management Information Systems
QAS 19 - Decision Analysis
MKT 11 - Marketing Principles and Practices

Total Liberal Arts Requirements: 69 Credits

Unspecified Electives: 6 Credits

Total Credits Requirements = 129

Typical Program in Accountancy

Freshman Year

Credits
English 1 or 1S 3
Mathematics 4 or Liberal Arts Elective 3
Economics 11, 12 6
Laboratory Science Course 8
Social Science Core 3
English 2

3

Mathematics 5 3
Computer Science 6

3

College 101

1

  33

Sophomore Year

Credits
Accounting 11,12 6
Math 6 3
Management 11 3
History/Philosophy Core 6
Economics 72

3

Language/Literature Core

6

Oral Communications 1 or 17

3

Fine Arts Core

3

Library Competency

0

  33

Junior Year

Credits
Accounting 21, 22, 61, 84, 85 15
MIS 20 3
Finance 11, 12 6
Marketing 11 3
Liberal Arts Elective

3

  30

Senior Year Credits

Credits
Accounting 80, 82, 90 9
Law 13, 19 6
QAS 19 3
Fine Arts Core

3

Social Science Core

3

Unspecified Electives

6

Liberal Arts Elective

3

  33

Accelerated B.S./M.S. in Accountancy

An Accelerated B.S./M.S. in Accountancy is available for qualified students who want to combine a B.S. in Accountancy with an M.S. in Accountancy. The program allows a student an opportunity to obtain both degrees within five years. The B.S./M.S. in Accountancy is registered by the New York State Education Department as a 150-hour CPA licensure-qualifying program and qualifies toward a one-year reduction of the work experience requirement. Generally, a participant in this program is an undergraduate accounting major at C.W. Post. He or she may choose an accelerated track in his or her senior year. All eligibility requirements for admission to the graduate degree program must be satisfied.

 
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