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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Elizabethtown, PA, United States
Accounting graduates have a variety of initial career options including public accounting (tax or audit), corporate accounting, financial analysis, government and nonprofit accounting, banking, treasury operations or entry into graduate or law school. 

Overview

The Accounting program meets Pennsylvania's education requirements for the CPA exam. In order to become a licensed certified public accountant, most states require 150-credit hours, in addition to a bachelor's degree and passing the CPA exam.  At E-town College, your advisor in the Accounting program will individually coach you in pursuing your CPA license and help you complete all 150 credits during your four years, if you choose that career path. You can achieve this goal by earning course credits for acceptable performance on Advanced Placement (AP) exams, performing internships for course credit, completing summer courses and taking additional semester courses. We have prepared sample 4-year schedules to use as general guides for meeting the 150-hour CPA requirement. Another alternative for earning the extra credits is to pursue a Master's degree at another institution. Currently, firms are not giving preference to individuals with an advanced degree, so completing 150 credits in 4 years avoids a costly 5th year of education and gets you into a paying career a year earlier!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Accounting 
  • Intermediate Accounting I 
  • Intermediate Accounting II 
  • Cost Management Accounting 
  • Federal Income Tax 
  • Accounting Info. Systems 
  • Auditing 
  • Accoun ting Elective 
  • Global Issues in Bus. and Society 
  • Mgr. Comm. & Student Career Prep I 
  • Business Orientation 
  • First Year Business Experience 
  • Principles Of Marketing 
  • Quantitative Techniques Of Bus 
  • Management and Org. Behavior 
  • Intro. TO Mgr. Decision Making Excel I 
  • Intro. TO Mgr. Decision Making Excel II 
  • Business Finance 
  • Business & Cornrnercial Law 
  • Corporate Strategy 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  •  Official or attested copies of your secondary school record (university records, if applicable)
  •  Official results of the TOEFL, IELTS, or EIKEN
  •  Two letters of recommendation from your guidance counselor, advisor, principal and teachers
  •  A 250-word autobiographical statement, written in English, explaining why you are applying to Elizabethtown College
  •  A copy of the picture page of your passport and any US visas you may hold

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Elizabethtown

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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