Apr 24, 2024  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.A./B.S.

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About the Program

The B.A. and B.S. in Accounting degrees provide detailed insight into accounting principles, theory and specialties such as tax, cost and auditing. Students are prepared for positions in business, government and other organizations. The degrees provide all the courses required for students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in Pennsylvania and some other states, as well as the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination.

In order to sit for the CPA examination in Pennsylvania, students must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 credits in accounting-related courses. CPA candidates in Pennsylvania are permitted to sit for the CPA exam with less than 150 credit hours, but will be required to complete all 150 credit hours and satisfy the work experience requirement prior to CPA licensure.

Concentration Options:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management 
  • Marketing


(Credits as listed below, with Undergraduate Curriculum requirements and credit requirements.)

Math Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts

Two Mathematics courses

Math Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

Three Mathematics courses


Additional Requirements to be fulfilled to obtain a Concentration.

Economics (12 credits)

Management (12 credits)

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