Applied Accounting and Finance Major

The requirements for the applied accounting and finance major are as follows:

Course Title Credits
ACBU 3434Intermediate Financial Accounting I3
ACBU 3435Intermediate Financial Accounting II3
ACBU 3441Advanced Concepts in Financial Accounting3
ACBU 4646Ethics in Financial Reporting and Accounting3
BLBU 3436Commercial Transactions3
FNBU 3440Corporate Financial Policy3
FNBU 3441Investments & Security Anlys3
One elective course from list below3
One upper-level elective in finance 13
Two CPA-required courses OR two additional upper-level business electives 26
Total Credits33

Any course with subject code FNBU numbered 3440 or higher may fulfill this requirement.


ACBU 3442 Individual and Business Taxation and ACBU 3443 Assurance and Auditing should both be taken if a student pursues the two CPA-required courses.


Courses in this group have the AAAF attribute.

Course Title Credits
ACBU 4436Accounting for Derivative Securities3
FNBU 4453ST: Fixed-Income Analysis3
FNBU 4454ST: Financial Modeling3
FNBU 4464ST: Compliance and Risk Management3
FNBU 4480ST: Traded Credit Products3

Students must also complete the Gabelli School business and liberal arts Core Curricula. In addition, all students complete between three and seven liberal arts electives depending on their major requirements.

CIP Code

52.0304 - Accounting and Finance.

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