Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Briarcliffe College

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting is designed to provide students with in-depth preparation in accounting, finance and research, and lead to eligibility to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) Examination as a New York candidate.

The program focuses on the importance of the basic principles of finance in relation to business. Students should be able to prepare and analyze a complete set of books and financial statements. Course topics include standards and procedures relating to audit, cost accounting methods, and understanding the Federal Internal Revenue Code for taxation.


Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

Programmatic Accreditation: The Accounting program is not programmatically accredited.

The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.

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Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

Some of the required courses in this program include:

  • Computerized Accounting
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Cost Accounting
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Principles of Finance
  • Quantitative Applications in Business

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:

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