Department of Accounting and Finance
The Accounting faculty aims to provide students with theoretical and practical tools in the areas of Accounting, Business and Economics to prepare them for careers in public, private or government accounting, or to allow them to continue with graduate studies or law school. Accounting courses study the concepts and methods needed to create financial records and statements for external and internal use of various entities: business firms, government bodies, non-profit organizations, etc. The B.S. degree in Accounting at York College includes all the educational requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountancy Examination in New York State. Students who wish to sit for the examination in another state should consult the appropriate state board of accountancy. For more information on major and minor requirements and electives, please visit Programs / Courses webpage.