Accounting, Taxation and Legal Studies in Business
Undergraduate Programs and Courses
Bachelor of Business Administration
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting is a 128 credit program for students who wish to learn accounting and prepare for careers in business or government. Students who wish to meet the 150-credit hour licensure requirements for a public accounting career will need to supplement this program with additional graduate study.
- Accounting 150*
The 150-credit Bachelor of Business Administration program gives students a chance to obtain the necessary credits for certification at the undergraduate level in a flexible program. Students take extra courses in specialized accounting topics as well as additional electives.
- Legal Studies in Business
Legal Studies in Business is designed to help aspiring business leaders gain a clear view of the legal environment of business, to enhance their abilities to think and communicate effectively, and to develop effective strategies for managing legal risks.
Dual Degree Programs
Students enrolled in a dual degree program obtain an MS in either Taxation or Accounting as part of a structured five-year program. Students selecting this option must apply for this program and will begin their graduate studies during their senior year.
150-Hour Education Requirement - Overview
New York State currently requires a minimum of 150 semester hours of education in order to obtain CPA certification. The Department of Accounting, Taxation and Legal Studies in Business offers several programs that satisfy the requirement.*
*Requirements vary from state to state and are subject to change at any time. Students are advised to check with their individual state boards of accountancy for the most specific, up-to-date state educational and licensing requirements by visiting www.nasba.org.