Program Content

Program Content


On January 1, 2012, individuals seeking to become Certified Public Accountants licensed by the State of Pennsylvania will face additional educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam. We suggest that you refer to The Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy - Law Section for detailed information on these changes.

Students may choose courses from the list below, given that they have completed any necessary prerequisites.

Before you register, we strongly suggest you meet with our faculty advisor, James Izzo, CPA, who can review your college transcript to assist you in creating a customized plan.


ACCTG 211 -Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (4)
ACCTG 403W -Auditing (3)
ACCTG 404 -Managerial Accounting: Economic Perspective (3)
ACCTG 405 -Federal Taxation I (3)
ACCTG 410 -Federal Taxation II (3)
ACCTG 426 -Financial Statement Analysis (3)
ACCTG 432 -Accounting Information Systems (3)
ACCTG 431 -Advanced Auditing (3)
ACCTG 461 -International Accounting (3)
ACCTG 462 -Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting (3)
ACCTG 463 -Accounting Theory (3)

ACCTG 471 -Intermediate Financial Accounting (3)
ACCTG 472 -Intermediate Financial Accounting (3)
ACCTG 473 -Advanced Financial Accounting (3)
ACCTG 483 -Forensic Accounting (3)
ACCTG 497 -Special Topics: Tax Research (3)
BA 243 -Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business (4)
FIN 301 -Corporation Finance (3)
FIN 420 -Investment and Portofolio Analysis (3)


CPA Exam Help

Visit the CPA Exam & Licensing page for more information and resources.

CPA Exam Booklet

Everything you need to know about taking the CPA Exam in Pennsylvania.