Degree Requirements

B.S. in Accounting

In addition to the University Core Curriculum (40 credits) and the Common Business Core (39 credits), Accounting Majors must complete the following requirements:

ACCT 3110, Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3120, Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3400, Cost Accounting
ACCT 3700, Auditing
ACCT 4100, Taxation I
ACCT 4110, Taxation II
ACCT 4200, Advanced Accounting I
ACCT 4300, Advanced Accounting II
LAW 2520, Business Law II: Sales & Negotiable Instruments

Total required credits for Major in Accounting: 27

For degree requirements for students who first enrolled prior to Fall 2012, please see your academic advisor.

Minor in Accounting

Students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree at William Paterson University can earn a Minor in Accounting by completing the following coursework:

ACCT2110 Financial Accounting
ACCT2120 Managerial Accounting
ACCT3110 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT3200 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT4100 Taxation I
LAW 2010 Legal Environment of Business

Total required credits for Minor in Accounting: 18 credits with 2.0 GPA

Please note that no more than 9 minor credits can be simultaneously counted towards a major, i.e., at least 9 credits must be unique to the minor.