Accounting - Degree Requirements

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The B.S. in Accounting program degree requirements satisfies:

  • The educational requirements of the State Education Department and the State Board of Public Accountancy

Degree Requirements
The degree outline presented is a four-year plan in which half of the listed requirements can be met at the lower division by transfer. The general requirements of the program are as follows:

  • A total of 125 semester hours with a maximum 64 semester hours transferred from two-year institutions
  • A minimum of 62 semester hours in the arts and sciences
  • A minimum of 24 semester hours of accounting with at least 12 semester hours of accounting to be completed at SUNY Poly including the following courses:
    • Auditing - ACC 450; Advanced Accounting Problems - ACC 475; Taxes - ACC 310 or ACC 311; and Intermediate Accounting II - ACC 386 must be completed at the upper division
  • A minimum of C (2.00) in all accounting courses in the degree program, both transfer and at SUNY Poly and a minimum of C (2.00) in all business core courses at SUNY Poly
  • A minimum of 60 semester hours in business and accounting courses


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