Accounting – CPA
• have sufficient foundational knowledge of accounting and related disciplines to establish themselves in careers in accounting or pursue graduate study in accounting;
• have effective oral and written communications skills;
• have effective skills in quantitative analysis and in the use of business-related computer programs;
• have an understanding of the functional areas of business and their interrelationship, of business strategy and planning, and of the position of business in the larger world;
• have all of the required areas of knowledge and skill to qualify by New York State regulations to take the CPA licensing exam; and
• be conversant with issues of ethics and social responsibility as applied to accounting.
(Note: due to the planned implementation of new state CPA licensing regulations, this program will become obsolete after August 2009.)