Accounting Sample Plan of Study

SUNY Poly Department of Business Management
Four Year Plan - BS in Accounting

1. SUNY Poly General Education Requirements
2. Maximum 64 lower division credits transfer
3. Minimum credit distribution
        BS degree: 62 Arts/Sciences, 36 Business, 24 Accounting = 124 minimum

Year One - Fall Semester Credit   Year One - Spring Semester Credit
College Algebra (MAT 110 or equivalent) 4   Statistics (STA 100 or equivalent, Gen Ed Mathematics) 4
Computer Applications  4   Gen Ed course (Natural Science) 4
Basic Communication (ENG 101 or equivalent) 4   Macroeconomics (ECO 112 or equivalent) 4
Gen Ed course* 4   Business Law (BUS 105 Or equivalent)  4
Total 16   Total 16
         
Year Two - Fall Semester Credit   Year Two - Spring Semester Credit
Elem of Calculus (MAT 112 or equiv., Gen Ed Math) 4   Microeconomics (ECO 110 or equiv., Gen Ed Social Sciences) 4
Financial Acct. (ACC 201 or equivalent) 4   Cost Acct.(ACC 370  or equivalent) 4
Business Law (BUS 306 or equivalent) 4   Behavioral Science (e.g., PSY 100, SOC 100 or equivalent) 4
Gen Ed course  4   Gen Ed course  4
Total 16   Total 16
         
Year Three - Fall Semester Credit   Year Three - Spring Semester Credit
COM 307 (Upper Division writing)  4   Marketing Principles (MKT 301 or equivalent) 4
Org. Behavior (MGT 307 or equivalent) 4   MIS (MIS 315 or equivalent)  4
Finance Principles (FIN 302 or equivalent) 4   Intermediate 2 (ACC 386 or equivalent; upper- division) 4
Intermediate 1 (ACC 385 or equivalent) 4   Income tax 1 (ACC 310 or equivalent; upper- division) 4
Total 16   Total  16
         
Year Four - Fall Semester Credit   Year Four - Spring Semester Credit
Mangement Science ( MGS 411 or equivalent) 4   Management Policy (BUS 485 or equivalent) 4
Issues in Business & Society (BUS 451 or equiv.) 4   Advanced accouting (ACC 475 or equivalent; upper-division) 4
Auditing (ACC 450 or equivalent; upper- division 4   Second finance (FIN 322, 341, 411, 420) 4
Gen Ed course 4   Gen Ed course  4
Total  16   Total 16
         
         

Notes:

a. Completion of IDS 201, 102, and 103 will satisfy four SUNY General Education requirements
(Western Cive, Other World Civs, Hummanities, Arts)

b. Mathematics (112/equivalent and STA 100/equivalent both required by program)

c. Basic Communications (ENG 101 or equivalent and COM 307 Business Communications required by program. 

d. General Education course areas 1-8 as shown above.

Please see www.sunypoly.edu/apps/catalog/undergrad/general-education or the list of courses fulfilling a specific Gen Ed course area. 

1. Natural Science (1 course, minimum 3 credits, SUNY Poly requirement 4
2. Humanities  4
3. Foreign Language  4
4. Social Sciences (fulfilled by ECO 110, Microeconomics and by
    the Behavioral Science course)
4
5. American History 4
6. Western Civilization  4
7. The Arts 4
8. Other World Civilizations 4

e. Once the 5 of 8 Gen. Ed. Requirements is fulfilled any remaining Gen. Ed. Courses become Art/Science electives to meet the minimum credit hour 
distribution requirement

f. Computer Application (Minimum of 3 credits): Any course beginning CSC or CS at SUNY Polytechnic. Recommended to take 4 of the following 1-credit course:
CSC 311B, CSC 311C, CSC 311D, CSC 311E, CSC 311F, CSC 311G

g. Behavioral Science: Any introductory course that begins with PSY or SOC at SUNY Polytechnic, which has no pre-requisite and which meets the Gen Ed Social Science requirement. Typical Courses: PSY 100, SOC 100, SOC 110.

h. Sequence of accounting courses: ACC 370, ACC 310, ACC 310, ACC 385; ACC 385 => ACC 386; => ACC 450, ACC 475

i. Plan subject to change based on approved curriculum revisions

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