Course outline CPA Ready-Track

Program for combined Undergraduate Accounting & Accounting Forensics

 

(Legend – FA-Fall, SP-Spring, WI – Writing Intensive, SS- Social Science, HU – Humanities *** - Being Developed). If general education requirements are combined in one course, the extra credits can be used for electives. Need at least 120 credits of which a minimum of 36 should be done at UAlbany and 30 general education requirements (as of Fall 2012). Transfers from SUNY community colleges with an A.S. or A.A. do not have to fulfill general education requirements besides the “Challenges for 21st Century” elective which is scheduled in the 3rd year. A minimum GPA of 3.0 to move from year 2 to year 3 will be required and that all of the following courses be completed with a GPA of 3.0 also: CRJ281 or MATH108, PSY101, SOC115, ACC211, plus any ITM 100 and 200 level courses that are taught within the first two years of this program.

 

YEAR 1 FALL (16 credits)

1.     WI Elective – Suggested AENG100Z Analytical Writing (3 credits)

2.     RCRJ281 (MATH – 3 credits) (preferred)

OR AMAT108 Elementary Statistics (3 credits)

3.     APSY101 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

4.     BITM 100  (4 credits) OR HVCC CISS 100 Intro to Computing & Info Sci (4 credits)

5.     FOREIGN LANGUAGE elective (3 credits)

YEAR 1 SPRING (15 credits)

1.     BITM215 Information Technologies for Business (3 credits)

2.     ASOC115 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

3.     NATURAL SCIENCE elective (3 credits)

4.     US HISTORY elective (3 credits)

5.     INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES elective (3 credits)

YEAR 2 FALL (15 credits)

1.     RCRJ201 Introduction to Criminal Justice Process w/ discussion (3 credits)

2.     BITM 200 Cyber Crime Investigations (3 credits)

3.     RCRJ203 Criminology w/ discussion (3 credits)

4.     HU Elective – Suggested APHI 210 Intro to Logic (3 credits)

5.     BACC 211 Financial Accounting (3 credits)

YEAR 2 SPRING (16 credits)

1.      RCRJ202 Intro Law and Criminal Justice w/ discussion (4 credits)

2.     HVCC CISS 120 Networking I - Intro to Data Comm w/ lab (3 credits) OR BITM 203 (3 credits)

3.     HVCC CISS 125 Computer and Info Security (3 credits) OR ICSI 124X Computer Security Basics (3 credits) OR ITM 204 (3 credits)

4.     BITM 201 Intro to Digital Forensics (3 credits)

5.     ARTS Elective (3 credits)

YEAR 3  (FALL) (15 credits)

1.     BITM 331 Database Management (3 credits)

2.     BITM 301 Computer Forensics I (3 credits)

3.     BITM 302 eDiscovery (3 credits)

4.     BACC 311 Financial Accounting Theory I (3 credits)

5.     BACC 381 Accounting Information Systems (3 credits)

YEAR 3 (SPRING) (14 credits)

1.     BITM 303 Computer Forensics II (3 credits)

2.     BITM 304 Network Forensics (3 credits)

3.     CHALLENGES FOR 21ST CENTURY elective (3 credits)

4.     BACC 312 Financial Accounting Theory II (3 credits)

5.     BACC 461 Auditing (3 credits)

YEAR 4 (FALL) (16 credits)

1.     BITM 401W* Advanced Digital Forensics  (4 credits)

2.     BACC 400 Accounting for Forensics (3 credits)

3.     BACC 411 Financial Accounting Theory III (3 credits)

4.     Elective (3 credits)

5.     Elective (3 credits)

6.     Prerequisite to BACC400 is ITM303 & ITM304

YEAR 4 (SPRING) (13 credits)

1.     BITM 402 Digital Forensic Moot Court (4 credits) 

2.     BACC 401 Financial Forensics (3 credits)

3.     BACC 440 Survey of Taxation (3 credits)

4.     BACC 222 Accounting Systems for Managerial Decisions (3 credits)

5.     Prerequisite to BACC401 is BACC400

* Writing Intensive

Total:  120 credits