Oct 17, 2021  
Mercy College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

General Accounting, Financial Accounting Specialization, B.S.


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Denise M. Stefano, M.B.A., CPA, CGMA, Chair 
914-674-7779
dstefano@mercy.edu

Bachelor of Science

General Liberal Arts and Sciences  
General Education Requirements* 60 credits
   
Business Core 27 credits
General Accounting and Specialization 24 credits
Open Electives 9 credits
Total 120 credits

*ECON 125 , ECON 220 , ECON 221 , ECON 230 , MATH 116  and MATH 120 /CISC 120  or CISC 131  are Prerequisites for the major and must be used to fulfill general education requirements.

Students who choose the major in General Accounting with a specialization in Financial Accounting must complete:

General Accounting


The College’s 15-credit residency requirement in the major of General Accounting with a Specialization in Financial Accounting must be met with 12 credits in with Accounting (ACCT) courses numbered 240 or higher, excluding ACCT 380  and ACCT 381  plus MGMT 460 - Strategic Management (cc)  (senior-level capstone course).

Open Electives


  • Any three courses

Note(s)


The major in General Accounting with a Specialization in Financial Accounting meets the educational requirements for candidates applying to take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Examination. The major in General Accounting with a Specialization in Financial Accounting does not meet the educational requirements for candidates applying to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination.

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