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The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is a license issued by one of the 54 states or territories that authorizes the holder to practice as a certified public accountant in that jurisdiction. Licensing the CPA's helps to protect the public from substandard work performed by individuals who do not meet the minimum requirements specified by the Boards of Accountancy.
The College of Business's accounting program provides a solid preparation in becoming a CPA. Students who wish to qualify to take the examination will need to have completed 150 semester hours of college level education to sit for the exam. The specific course requirements include 24 semester hours in accounting exclusive of accounting principles, and 24 hours of business oriented courses with coverage in each of the following subject areas:
- Business Ethics
- Business Organizations
- Communication Skills
- Group and Individual Behavior
- Legal and Social Environment of Business
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