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Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific requirements for the B.S. in Accountancy, all students must fulfill the Core Curriculum and Competency Requirements of LIU Post and achieve an overall G.P.A. of at least 2.5 in your major.

Accountancy Major:

Typical B.S. in Accounting Accelerated 5-Year B.S./M.B.A.
Business Requirements* 24 credits 18 credits ***
Accounting Requirements** 30 credits 30 credits
Liberal Arts Requirements 69 credits 69 credits
Unspecified Electives 6 credits 6 credits
Sub-Total 129 credits 123 credits
Graduate MBA Courses NA 36 credits***
Total 129 credits 159 credits

* Accelerated B.S./M.B.A. in Accountancy students would replace MIS 20 and QAS 19 with MBA 620 and MBA 624, respectively.
** Includes accounting principles taken by all business majors.
*** This assumes that two 600 level graduate courses (6 credits) will also be taken in the last semester of the senior year.

Accelerated B.S./M.B.A. in Accountancy students will take the following in the M.B.A. program:

Management Perspectives (18 credits, of which 6 credits may be taken as a senior)

MBA 620 Managing Information Technology and e-Commerce
MBA 621 Financial Markets and Institutions
MBA 622 Competitive Marketing Strategy
MBA 623 Organizational Behavior
MBA 624 Operations Management
MBA 625 Global Business: Environment and Operations

Accounting Electives (6 credits):

ACC 750 Advanced Accounting Information Systems
ACC 753 Advanced Assurance Services and Computer Auditing

Other M.B.A. Electives (9 credits):

Students select courses that fit their needs and career goals from the areas of accounting, business law, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and taxation.

Integrative Capstone (3 credits):

MBA 820 Business Policy

Total credit required to complete this Accelerated Program: 159

For more information please contact the Admission Office at 516-299-2900 or the School of Professional Accountancy at 516-299-2364.