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Accounting

Begin your accounting career with a bachelor’s degree from Sy Syms.

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Tuition costs

$42,200
$1,563 Per credit
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Credits

27
Credits
Complete your accounting and business requirements
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A degree in accounting from the Sy Syms School of Business prepares students for many career options in the business world. 

Students have a wide array of courses available to them, and our graduates land coveted positions in accounting departments of highly regarded companies, government agencies, financial analysis departments, law firms and investment banks. Additionally, they benefit from YU’s vast alumni network who are employed in some of the biggest names in the industry.

The Sy Syms Edge

Prepare for a meaningful and challenging career in a variety of sectors

Build a network of peers, faculty, and alumni who will help you navigate the business world

Learn from respected researchers, academics, and business professionals

Gain hands-on experience working on real-world projects that will help you excel after graduation

Study business principles rooted in Jewish values and become a part of a small, close-knit community

Full Program Breakdown

A degree in accounting from the Sy Syms School of Business prepares students for many career options in the business world. 

Students have a wide array of courses available to them, and our graduates land coveted positions in accounting departments of highly regarded companies, government agencies, financial analysis departments, law firms and investment banks. Additionally, they benefit from YU’s vast alumni network who are employed in some of the biggest names in the industry.

The Sy Syms Edge

Prepare for a meaningful and challenging career in a variety of sectors

Build a network of peers, faculty, and alumni who will help you navigate the business world

Learn from respected researchers, academics, and business professionals

Gain hands-on experience working on real-world projects that will help you excel after graduation

Study business principles rooted in Jewish values and become a part of a small, close-knit community

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A degree in accounting from the Sy Syms School of Business prepares students for many career options in the business world. 

Students have a wide array of courses available to them, and our graduates land coveted positions in accounting departments of highly regarded companies, government agencies, financial analysis departments, law firms and investment banks. Additionally, they benefit from YU’s vast alumni network who are employed in some of the biggest names in the industry.

Prepare for a meaningful and challenging career in a variety of sectors

Build a network of peers, faculty, and alumni who will help you navigate the business world

Learn from respected researchers, academics, and business professionals

Gain hands-on experience working on real-world projects that will help you excel after graduation

Study business principles rooted in Jewish values and become a part of a small, close-knit community

Visit Us

The Office of Admissions conducts regular tours of both the men’s and women’s undergraduate campuses. In addition to touring our campuses, you might also sit in on a class or shiur or have lunch with current students.

Reservations are required for all visits. To schedule a visit, please fill out the appropriate form for the campus you would like to see. If you’re interested in visiting Sy Syms School of Business, please submit this form at least a week before you plan to arrive on campus.

Contact Us

Sy Syms School of Business
Wilf Campus
500 West 185th Street, BH412
New York, NY 10033
(212) 960-0845
sssb@yu.edu

Learn more about the Accounting program

Requirements

Total: 27 credits
Accounting Concentration Fact Sheet (PDF)

  1. ACC 1101 – Intermediate Accounting I
  2. ACC 1102 – Intermediate Accounting II
  3. ACC 2403 – Management Accounting
  4. ACC 3201 – Advanced Accounting
  5. ACC 3601 – Principles of Auditing (Capstone)
  6. TAX 6124 – Individual Taxation
  7. Business Elective # 1
  8. Business Elective # 2
  9. Business Elective # 3

Three Business Electives

In order to be licensed as a CPA, a student must complete 33 accounting credits, 36 business credits and 150 total credits. The Sy Syms Master’s program in Accounting, although not mandatory, is one way to satisfy all of the above requirements. Note that a student must also have one year of working experience in order to be licensed.


Accounting Minor
For Sy Syms Students:
  1. ACC 1101 – Intermediate Accounting I
  2. ACC 1102 – Intermediate Accounting II
  3. ACC 2403 – Management Accounting
Available to Yeshiva College and Stern College Students:
  1. ACC 1001 – Accounting Principles I
  2. ACC 1002 – Accounting Principles II
  3. FIN 1001 – Principles of Finance
  4. ACC 1101 – Intermediate Accounting I
  5. ACC 1102 – Intermediate Accounting II
  6. Business Core or Business Elective

 

Helpful Information

 

BS/MS in Accounting

Current Accounting students can apply for a fast-track dual BS/MS in Accounting.

Prospective Students

Learn more about the Accounting program

Requirements

Total: 27 credits
Accounting Concentration Fact Sheet (PDF)

  1. ACC 1101 – Intermediate Accounting I
  2. ACC 1102 – Intermediate Accounting II
  3. ACC 2403 – Management Accounting
  4. ACC 3201 – Advanced Accounting
  5. ACC 3601 – Principles of Auditing (Capstone)
  6. TAX 6124 – Individual Taxation
  7. Business Elective # 1
  8. Business Elective # 2
  9. Business Elective # 3

Three Business Electives

In order to be licensed as a CPA, a student must complete 33 accounting credits, 36 business credits and 150 total credits. The Sy Syms Master’s program in Accounting, although not mandatory, is one way to satisfy all of the above requirements. Note that a student must also have one year of working experience in order to be licensed.


Accounting Minor
For Sy Syms Students:
  1. ACC 1101 – Intermediate Accounting I
  2. ACC 1102 – Intermediate Accounting II
  3. ACC 2403 – Management Accounting
Available to Yeshiva College and Stern College Students:
  1. ACC 1001 – Accounting Principles I
  2. ACC 1002 – Accounting Principles II
  3. FIN 1001 – Principles of Finance
  4. ACC 1101 – Intermediate Accounting I
  5. ACC 1102 – Intermediate Accounting II
  6. Business Core or Business Elective

 

Current Students

Helpful Information

 

BS/MS in Accounting

Current Accounting students can apply for a fast-track dual BS/MS in Accounting.

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