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Sitting for the CPA

Accounting & Business Law

Things to Consider for the CPA

All State Board requirements must be completed before taking any part of the exam

  • BBA must be completed before you can take any part of the CPA exam
  • 30 hours of upper-level accounting
    (18 hours undergraduate major, 12 hours at graduate level)
    (ethics does not count toward this; separate requirement)
  • 24 hours upper-level business electives
    (2-per-prefix limit)
  • Ethics, Research and Communication
  • 150 hours total

Check with your academic advisor for additional guidance on meeting the academic requirements to be eligible for taking the CPA exam.

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