Learn about the Accounting Concentration

Accounting is central to the effective management of business enterprises and is a key component in the proper functioning of the free market system. There are many rewarding career opportunities in accounting and related professions such as security analysis, investment banking, corporate finance, banking, and taxation. You can pursue a concentration in general accounting or the BS/MS in Accounting Dual Degree Program which prepares students to sit for the CPA exam in New York State.

Accounting Concentration Requirements

To declare a concentration in General Accounting, you must fill out the concentration declaration form on Stern Life.


Required Functional Business Core Course:

  • Managerial Accounting (ACCT-UB 4)


You are required to complete at least 12 credits of upper-level accounting courses that consist of:

  • Financial Statement Analysis (ACCT-UB 3)
  • Three (3) approved Advanced Accounting Elective courses


Approved Accounting Electives 

  • Any “ACCT-UB” elective
  • Any “ACCT-GB 6300+” elective
  • Accounting for Sustainability (BSPA-UB 67)
  • Business Drivers of Industries (MULT-UB 56)
  • Tech Industry Drivers (MULT-UB 57)

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