Accounting Major, BBA - Forensic Accounting Concentration
Campus: NYC, Westchester
The Forensic Accounting Concentration provides specialized training in the field of fraud examination and prevention. Students will take specialized courses in forensic accounting which will give them the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career as a forensic accountant.
Forensic accounting is one of the fast growing sectors in the accounting profession. Forensic accountants specialize in investigation, litigation, prevention, and reporting of financial fraud. Their functions include, but are not limited to, preventing white-collar crime, tracking terrorist funding, exposing tax evasion, keeping a company compliant with laws, and discovering purposeful misrepresentation of financial statements and other securities fraud.
Successful completion of the program will prepare students to pursue exciting opportunities in the field of forensic accounting. Students will also have the educational foundation to seek professional certifications including the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Students interested in pursuing CPA licensure will be required to take additional college level courses in order to satisfy the 150-credit hour requirement for CPA licensure in New York State and most other states.
Major Completion Summary
|University Core Requirements||53|
See complete University Core requirements.
Includes several of the major-required courses listed below:
|MAT 104||Finite Mathematics||3|
|CIS 101||Introduction to Computing||3|
|or TS 105||Computers for Human Empowerment|
|Lubin Foundation Requirement in Quantitative Reasoning 1|
|ECO 105||Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics||3|
|ECO 106||Principles of Economics: Microeconomics||3|
|MAT 111||Elementary Calculus I||3|
|MAT 117||Elementary Statistics 2||4|
These four courses are applied to the University Core Areas of Knowledge (AOK) requirement as an In-depth Sequence in Quantitative Reasoning. Therefore, Lubin majors are required to complete only one course from each of the four Areas of Knowledge. See Lubin Foundation Requirement in Quantitative Reasoning for more details.
MAT 117 Elementary Statistics satisfies one course in AOK- HSN (AOK5)
Major Requirements (67 Credits)
|Business Core 1|
|BUS 101||Contemporary Business Practice||3|
|ACC 203||Financial Accounting||4|
|ACC 204||Managerial Accounting||4|
|FIN 260||Financial Management||3|
|LAW 150||Business Law I||3|
|MAR 201||Principles of Marketing||3|
|MGT 150||Managerial and Organizational Concepts||3|
|MGT 226||Business Analytics||3|
|MGT 490||Business Strategy||3|
|ACC 203||Financial Accounting 2||(4)|
|ACC 204||Managerial Accounting 2||(4)|
|ACC 301||Intermediate Accounting I||4|
|ACC 302||Intermediate Accounting II||4|
|ACC 319||Cost Accounting||4|
|ACC 333||Advanced Accounting||4|
|ACC 375||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|CIS 122L||Advanced Spreadsheet Skills - Test Prep||3|
|TAX 250||Federal Income Taxation I||3|
|Forensic Accounting Concentration Requirements|
|ACC 366||Forensic Accounting||3|
|ACC 368||Enterprise Risk Management I||3|
|ACC 461||Auditing I||3|
|CIT 251||Computer Security Overview||4|
See Business Core Requirements for more details.
Applied toward the Business Core.
Open Electives (8 Credits)
|Select eight credits 1||8|
Includes UNV 101 First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community (1 credit) for all first-year students
Total Credit Hours: 128