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Program Type
Est. Time to Complete
4 Years
Graham School of Business
Delivery Mode
On Campus
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Influence a company’s financial future.

Accountants play a key role in the success of global enterprises. Students who enjoy analyzing financial information and solving problems, are curious about what makes companies profitable, want to be key decision-makers, and have a strong commitment to organizational ethics would succeed in this in-demand major.

An accounting degree from York College prepares you for a world of opportunities. Accountants play a pivotal role, whether it’s planning a merger or acquisition, auditing a pension plan, or uncovering a fraudulent insurance scam. Our accounting majors take a full range of courses including taxation, ethics, auditing, law, and can select electives such as financial fraud, international accounting, government and not-for-profit accounting, and other special topics. At York College, students can personalize their studies by selecting complementary minors in finance, information systems, or other areas of specialization. Upon graduation, students are prepared to pursue CPA licensure and certifications in internal auditing, management accounting, and fraud examination.

About the Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Our Accounting graduates now work in the Big 4, national, regional, and local accounting firms, as well as in national and local not-for-profits, investment houses, publicly traded corporations, and local start-up businesses. The potential job field in accounting is vast:

  • Auditor
  • Tax examiner
  • Tax planning and preparation professional
  • FBI special agent
  • Controller
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The Accounting, B.S. program is accredited by ACBSP. 

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Accounting Courses

Your class schedule will include core courses for your major, Gen Next general education classes, and electives. 

Course NameCourse CodeCredits
Financial AccountingACC 2203 Credits
Taxation IACC 3053 Credits
Ethics in AccountingACC 3503 Credits
AuditingACC 4103 Credits

Careers in Accounting

A bachelor's degree in Accounting opens up a variety of career opportunities. Some of your options may include:


Budget Analyst


FBI Special Agent

Tax Examinor

Tax Preparer

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Build your dream career, one day at a time.

This is day one. From your first semester on campus through graduation day, York College offers expert advice, professional development opportunities, and personalized support to help you navigate the choices that influence your future. 

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Meet the Faculty

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Pawan Madhogarhia
Pawan Madhogarhia, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Accounting, Finance, and Business Analytics
Associate Professor, Finance
Graham School of Business
Richard Butler
Richard E. Butler, CPA
Graham School of Business
Wei Chen
Wei Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Graham School of Business
Young Park
Young Park, PhD
Graham School of Business

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