Accounting (C.P.A. Track), 151-Hour B.S.
Earn your bachelor’s in Accounting at Brooklyn’s oldest private college. Graduates of the program regularly land enviable jobs at the prestigious Big Four accounting firms – Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC – as well as other large corporations, banks, brokerage houses, manufacturing firms, retail establishments, government agencies, and non-profit groups.
The B.S. in Accounting offers two tracks, the 151-credit CPA track and the 130-credit non-CPA track. Students enrolled in the CPA track have the opportunity to pursue a dual B.S./M.S. in Accountancy, which means earning both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five (5) years.
Underlying the focused, outcomes-driven curriculum is SFC’s robust General Education Program, which is the cornerstone of SFC and affirms its mission to graduate educated, well-rounded individuals who enter the workforce and work to change and culturally diversify the world.
Accounting students will learn from knowledgeable, terminal degree holding, well-connected business professionals who know first-hand what it takes to succeed in the field in both for-profit and not-for-profit arenas. Accounting professionals are in high demand, and faculty are dedicated to preparing graduates to be top competitors when seeking employment after graduation.
CENTERED AROUND STUDENT SUCCESS
St. Francis College students receive the enhanced Terrier 360 system of wrap-around support from day one to after graduation. Within the robust support, students gain in-depth insight and guidance to academic, internship, and career path options via the Center for Student Success, Center for Career Exploration, and Center for Learning and Leadership.
CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND HONOR SOCIETIES
On-campus accounting student clubs include the Accounting Society and National Association of Black Accountants: SFC Chapter, and they will help connect students with fellow emerging accountants, providing a platform for collegiality and networking.
Qualified students seeking an additional academic challenge can participate in the St. Francis Honors Program, where students participate in a series of small, intensive seminars, trips, and other activities that lead toward a senior thesis.
The College is also home to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognizes students for their academic and community achievements.
CPA TRACK | 151 CREDITS
Building on the General Education Program core curriculum, students in the CPA Track will take a minimum of 58 program-specific courses that include accounting, accounting for information systems, cost accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, management, money and bank, finance, mathematics, marketing, and business analytics.
The full curriculum can be found here.