The accounting major in the BBA program prepares students for financial and accounting positions in private industries, nonprofit organizations, and city, state, and federal governments. The program provides
- a general liberal arts and sciences background,
- a foundation in general business practice,
- an understanding of accounting concepts and theory.
|ACC 2101||Principles of Accounting||3|
|ACC 3202||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|BPL 5100||Business Policy||3|
|BUS 1000||Introduction to Business||3|
|CIS 2200||Introduction to Information Systems and Technology||3|
|FIN 3000||Principles of Finance||3|
|LAW 1101||Fundamentals of Business Law||3|
|MKT 3000||Marketing Foundations||3|
|MGT 3120||Fundamentals of Management||3|
|MGT 3121||Service Operations Management||3|
Required Accounting Major Courses
|ACC 3000||Financial Accounting I||4|
|ACC 3100||Financial Accounting II||4|
|ACC 3200||Cost Accounting||4|
|ACC 4100||Financial Accounting III||4|
|ACC 5400||Principal of Auditing||4|
|TAX 3300||Federal Income Taxation||4|
Suggested Electives for Accounting Majors
At the bottom of the page, you’ll find an informational to guide to help you choose the appropriate courses for your goals.
|CIS 4350||Information Technology Audit||3|
|FIN 3610 / FIN 3710||Corporate Finance / Investment Analysis||3|
|LAW 3102||Law of Business Organizations||3|
|LAW 3115||Securities Law and Business Crime||3|
|OPR 3300||Quantitative Methods for Accounting||3|
|TAX 4309H||Federal Income Tax: Entities (Honors)||3|
|One advanced statistics course.||3|
Please note (exceptions are never made to the following policies):
- Students may take no more than two of ACC 3000, 3100, 3200, and 3202 in any one semester. (TAX 3300 is not included in this restriction and may be taken with two other accounting courses.)
Eligibility Requirements for Advanced Accounting Electives
- To be eligible to take the two advanced accounting electives (ACC 4000+) necessary to complete the accounting major, students must achieve a GPA of at least 2.5 in these four courses: ACC 3000, 3100, 3200, and 3202.
Requirements for Transfer Students:
- A minimum of 8 credits of 3000 level accounting courses must be taken at Baruch College,
- Only courses completed at Baruch College count toward the determination of the GPA,
- Transfer credit is not available for 4000 and 5000 level accounting courses.
Please Note: The Zicklin School of Business does not accept Undergraduate Second Degree students into the Accounting Program. (In effect as of Fall 2011) As an alternative, applicants currently holding a bachelor’s degree of any kind are advised to apply for admission to the Zicklin School’s Master of Science (MS) program in Accounting.
LAW 3102 Law of Business Organizations
This course plus LAW 1101, Fundamentals of Business Law (part of the BBA “Business Base,”) combine to meet the NY State business law CPA requirement. Students seeking to meet the CPA requirements by pursuing the MS in accounting component of Baruch’s 5 Yr Bachelor’s/Master’s CPA programs will be able to waive the business law course in the MS program if they obtain a “B-” or better in both LAW 1101 & LAW 3102.
CIS 4350 Computer Control and Audit
This course is highly recommended for accounting majors seeking a career in Internal Auditing. These students should also take as their Advanced Accounting Electives ACC 4360, Internal Audit: Enterprise Risk Management and ACC 4361, Internal Audit: Application and Practice.
OPR 3300 Quantitative Methods for Accounting
The material covered in this course applies directly to the managerial accounting and cost accounting functions within an organization.
One advanced statistics course
Students seeking to meet CPA requirements by pursuing the MS in accounting component of Baruch’s 5 Yr Bachelor’s/Master’s CPA programs will be able to waive STA 9708 in the MS program if they obtain a “B-” or better in both STA 2000 and one additional statistics course such as STA 3154, STA 3155 or ECO 4000.
FIN 3610 Corporate Finance
This course complements students’ studies in cost accounting and provides additional insights into capital budgeting from the prospective of the financial analyst.
The Center for Academic Advisement provides advising for all Baruch programs. New students should make an appointment to draw up an “academic worksheet.” Visit thefor more information.
Contact the Center for Academic Advisement
Office: NVC 5-215
Phone: (646) 312-4260