■ Accounting Courses for AICPA EXAM

Accounting Certificate Program

(Non-degree Program for the Uniform CPA Exam)

The Accounting Certificate Program consists of eighteen (18) courses, the content of which will help candidates prepare for the Uniform CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Examination. 
 

PREREQUISITE

COURSE

UNITS

ACCOUNTING RELATED SUBJECTS (Thirteen)

52

 

AC102A

General Accounting I

4

AC430A

Income Tax Accounting I

4

AC102A

AC102B

General Accounting II

4

AC300

Managerial Accounting

4

AC365

Computer Applications in Accounting (Quickbook)

4

AC430A

AC430B

Income Tax Accounting II

4

AC102B

AC202A

Intermediate Accounting I

4

AC202A

AC202B

Intermediate Accounting II

4

AC202B

AC202C

Intermediate Accounting III

4

AC420A

Auditing I

4

AC480

Government & Non-profit Accounting

4

AC202C

AC405

Advanced Accounting Theory

4

AC420A

AC420B

Auditing II

4

BUSINESS RELATED SUBJECTS (Five)

20

 

BL101

Business Law I

4

EC202

Macroeconomics

4

IS 100

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4

BL101

BL201

Business Law II

4

BU350

BU420

Financial Management

4

TOTAL PROGRAM UNITS

72

 
The specific areas tested include: Financial Accounting & Reporting; Regulations; Auditing & Attestation; and Business Environment & Concepts. Specific Data relating to test construction and emphasis will be presented in the classes.
 

Uniform CPA Exam Subject

PSU Accounting Courses

FAR

(Financial Accounting & Reporting)

·     General Accounting 1

·     General Accounting 2

·     Intermediate Accounting 1

·     Intermediate Accounting 2

·     Intermediate Accounting 3

·     Advanced Accounting Theory

·     Government & Non-profit Accounting

·     Computer Applications in Accounting

REG

(Regulation)

·     Business Law 1

·     Business Law 2

·     Income Tax Accounting 1

·     Income Tax Accounting 2

BEC

(Business Environment & Concepts)

·     Financial Management

·     Introduction of Computer Information Systems

·     Macroeconomics

·     Managerial Accounting

AUD

(Auditing & Attestation)

·     Auditing 1

·     Auditing 2

 

     

    For information on meeting CPA exam requirements, please visit the California Board of Accountancy.

     You can start your journey to become a CPA by downloading the followings:

    The Uniform CPA examination handbook (CBA)

    The Uniform CPA Exam Candidate Bulletin (NASBA)

    Academic Credentials Evaluation

    Note: Students who have successfully completed PSU Accounting Certificate Program and passed all 4 tests of the Uniform CPA Exam within 2 years after finished the Certificate program might have an opportunity to be awarded ACP Scholarship. For more additional information, please contact admissions office.