New challenges face the financial industry with today's changing markets, increased regulation and globalization. Our specialized Bachelor of Science program teaches the core competencies and skill sets needed to succeed in careers in accounting, finance and banking.
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to enable eligible students to earn their undergraduate degree in an accelerated format to fulfill both the course content and credit requirement for the Certified Public Accountant Exam (CPA). CPA credentials offer opportunities in diverse professions that extend far beyond being an accountant.
Many CEOs and CFOs of global corporations are now CPAs. CPAs are also highly sought after in the growing data analytics, forensics and technology fields.
Students also have the right to challenge for Life Experience credits and apply for up to 12 CLEP credits. As one of the top business schools in Westchester County, Fairfield County and the NYC area. The School of Business serves residential students as well as commuters.
Accounting Major Requirements The accounting major requires completion of fifteen (15) required 3-credit courses for a total of 45 credit hours. Ten of these courses are in accounting and five are in non-accounting business related courses. The following are the required courses:
Required Courses (10): ACC 1002 Fundamentals of Accounting I ACC 1008 Fundamentals of Accounting II ACC 2035 Intermediate Accounting I ACC 2036 Intermediate Accounting II
Study of accounting and internal revenue code and regulations as applied to individuals and business entities. Concepts of gross income, allowable deductions and credits, determination of tax liabilities. Prerequisite: MGT 1002
Fundamentals of cost accounting systems, classification of costs and basic cost reports. Responsibility accounting in the analysis of material, overhead and labor charges. Job order and process cost systems, standard cost systems. Activity based costing methods. Prerequisite: MGT 2035 Intermediate Accounting I.
Study of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), practice and procedures in auditing financial statements. The role of management, the independent public accountant and the internal auditor in examining matters of evidence and the internal control system. The ethics and legal responsibilities of the accounting professional. Latest pronouncements of relevant professional and regulatory authorities. Prerequisite: MGT 2036 Intermediate Accounting II.
This course will examine the functioning of the legal system and the legal relationships a citizen is likely to encounter in business, consumer, and personal activities. Emphasis will be placed on the judicial system, contracts, sales, business organizations, estate planning, wills, and real estate transactions. Readings will include cases and other legal materials. Satisfies Private Law requirement for Legal Studies and Criminal Law.
Corporate crime is now a familiar item on the daily news. We read and hear stories of business corruption and of conspiracies to violate or evade the law in high places. What are the legal rules on business and ethics? What role do lawyers, judges, and the public play in ensuring that business is responsible, ethical, and fair? This course will examine a number of different issues in the law of business ethics and will consider a variety of legal, political, social, and policy ramifications of the current business ethics debate. Satisfies private law requirement for Legal Studies and Criminal Law.
In addition to the 15 required courses, two courses are strongly recommended for the accounting major.
Students become familiar with a wide range of computer, network and database technologies, and the use of these technologies within business and society. Students will also become proficient in the use of spreadsheet, database and presentation personal productivity software.
MATH 1012 Calculus
In addition to meeting all of the major requirements, all students seeking to complete the Bachelor of Science degree with major in accounting must meet all Manhattanville College degree requirements. Please consult the undergraduate bulletin for these requirements.
The above information provided serves as a guide, which will be updated periodically.
Current information about degree program requirements can be found in the official College Catalogs.
Thank you for your interest in the Manhattanville School of Business. We pride ourselves on delivering industry driven content, taught by professional faculty in small and dynamic classes. We are located in the heart of Westchester County surrounded by Fortune 100/500 companies. Many of our students and faculty come from these companies and then capitalize on our extensive alumni work.
Admissions to most of our programs is rolling. We receive applications from all states and across the globe. We look for capable students with some work experience and a passion for what they are aspiring to do. We welcome new students, transfer students and those who have served the military.
Financial Aid for APPEAL (Adult Accelerated Undergraduate) Students RG
Education Pays Manhattanville is committed to the needs and aspirations of our APPEAL (Adult Undergraduate Accelerated) students’ ages 21 years of age and older. Earnings potential and career opportunities expand with a completed degree. We understand the necessity of pursuing your degree quickly to increase your career opportunities, in a flexible format around your busy work/life, and the importance of affordability.
1) Is there financial aid available for APPEAL students? Yes, APPEAL program students can apply for and receive many forms of financial aid. In general though, you have to be enrolled for at least 6 credits (half-time) in your program to qualify, and must meet all other federal and state requirements to receive aid. 2) What kind of aid is available? Financial aid packages can include Pell Grants, NYS TAP Grants (NYS residents, full-time students only) and Federal Direct Loans. The specific amounts of aid a student will qualify for will be based on the results of your FAFSA, the number of credits you take per semester and the total number of credits previously earned. Our financial aid staff will work with you to determine your eligibility once you have completed the application process. 3) What if I’m over 24 years old? Students who are 24 or older as of December 31st of the award year are considered independent. Independent undergraduate students don’t have to include parental income/asset information and can be eligible for increased unsubsidized Stafford loan limits. 4) How do I apply for aid? The first step to determining aid is by filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid). You should also complete a TAP application for NYS Tuition Assistance if you plan to be a full-time student. You can do that at http://hesc.ny.gov. Once the financial aid office receives your completed FAFSA they will ask you to complete a Manhattanville Financial Aid Form as well. 5) What is Manhattanville’s federal school code? 002760 6) What is Manhattanville’s TAP code: 0420 7)Are there other ways to pay?
Tuition Reimbursement: If you are currently employed, ask your employer’s office of Human Resources about the availability of tuition reimbursement. Your employer may require you to maintain a minimum GPA in order to receive assistance. If you are eligible for reimbursement please inform our office of student accounts.
Veterans Benefits: We proudly serve our veterans! If you are a veteran, please look into your GI Bill benefits for Higher Learning. Our APPEAL undergraduate and dual bachelor’s/master’s degrees is full covered by VA benefits. For more information please see our veteran’s page.
External Scholarships: Please see Fastweb for the many available scholarships and resources based on your strengths, interests and majors.
Payment Plan: Manhattanville offers a cost effective payment plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to pay for school. You pay a small enrollment fee to participate each semester then make monthly payments to TMS. For more information see TMS.
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