Management: Accounting

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Bachelor of Professional Studies

The Accounting specialization prepares students for business careers that are accounting-oriented, such as: financial analyst, business manager, management accountant, financial consultant, financial planner, or broker. The program is designed so students can gain a proficiency in both accounting and business-related courses.

This program is fully accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.  Visit http://www.cazenovia.edu/about/institutional-research/accreditation to learn more about our accreditation status and to review the 2011-2012 Annual Report to IACBE.

Goals:
    •    Prepare students for entry-level employment in financial-related disciplines;
    •    Prepare students for graduate-level work in business; and
    •    Prepare students for employment in Management Accounting.

Special Features:
The degree offers students the opportunity to procure employment in either business or accounting. An internship is required. Students are also prepared to pursue a master of business administration degree or enroll in additional education in order to pursue certification in accounting.

Career Options:
Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager
Auditor
Benefits Specialist
Broker  
Bursar
Business Office Manager
Comptroller
Controller    
Financial Analyst 
Financial Consultant
Management Accountant  
Payroll Supervisor   
 

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
   Course (Credits)
   See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
    Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy:
BU 473/475 Business Research Methods/Marketing Research  (3)
    Senior Capstone:
BU 495 Senior Capstone (3)
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS - 39
       
PROGRAM COURSES
Art & Sciences Courses
   Course (Credits)
   HG 131    Microeconomics (3)
   HG 132    Macroeconomics (3)
   SB 201    Multicultural Contributions (3)
   SM 261    Statistics (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 12
        
Career Courses    
   Course (Credits)
   AC 171    General Ledger (1)
   AC 172    Accounts Receivable (1)
   AC 173    Payroll  (1)
   AC 331    Financial Accounting (3)
   AC 332    Managerial Accounting (3)
   AC 431    Intermediate Accounting I  (3)
   AC 432/5    Intermediate Accounting II or Tax Accounting  (3)
   AC 436    Cost Accounting  (3)
   BU 105    American Business  (3)
   BU 110    Principles of Management (3)
   BU 120    Principles of Marketing (3)
   BU 233    Human  Resource Management (3)
   BU 363    Business Law & Ethics (3)
   BU 411    Financial Management  (3)
   BU 481    Business Internship (3)
   IM 120    Introduction to Computers (3)
   AC/BU/IM   Electives (6)
Total Career Program Credits - 48
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS - 60
ELECTIVES
Open Electives
Course (Credits)
   100-400 level  (9)
   300/400 level  (12)
Total Open Elective Credits - 21
 
TOTAL ELECTIVE CREDITS - 21
 
TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE - 120


Contact Information:

Kathleen M. Allen
Associate Professor, Business and Management and Program Director, Accounting
304 Eddy Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7124
Email: kallen

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