Mar 05, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Accounting - 150, BBA Major in

This program qualifies students for general and public accounting careers in business.  It fully satisfies the educational requirements for licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York State.  New York and most other states require 150 semester hours of coursework for licensure as a CPA.  Students planning to obtain CPA licenses in states other than New York should review individual state requirements.

Majors in accounting must have an overall grade point average of 2.0 in accounting coursework at Hofstra.  In addition, they must have a C- or better in ACCT 101 102 123 , and 124 , whether taken at Hofstra or transferred in from another institution.  Otherwise, these accounting courses must be retaken at Hofstra since no waivers will be granted.

The major requirements are ACCT 123 124 125 131 133 139 140 , 143 144 LEGL 024 IT 131 , and electives are chosen under advisement.  Students enrolled in this program will automatically earn a concentration in Digital Accounting Technology upon completing the following five courses:  IT 001  and IT 015   (business core), ACCT 139 ACCT 140 , and IT 131  (major courses).

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 150

To meet the New York state 150-hour requirement through the undergraduate BBA, Major in Accounting (Licensure) track, students must take additional elective courses chosen under advisement to total 150 undergraduate credits. This can also be accomplished by pursuing a second major or minor.


Complete BBA Requirements

Students must complete all the BBA Requirements , including LEGL 020 .

Accounting Department Advisement & Guidance

Please refer to our department page  for more information about the accounting major or department.