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The Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting is awarded by the Division of Continuing and International Education and the Department of Accounting. It is designed for those who hold at least an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting from an accredited college or university and whose present interest or occupation is accounting.

This programs requires students to take the same 24 semester hours of accounting courses required for an undergraduate major in accounting.

To sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in Florida, students must have completed 120 semester hours including 24 semester hours of accounting (above the elementary level) and 24 semester hours of business courses, including a minimum of six hours of business law. There are additional educational requirements to become licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Florida. Students may wish to consider either the Master of Accounting or Master of Science in Taxation program (offered by the School of Business) to meet those additional education requirements.

Required Courses


ACC 301 - Cost Accounting
ACC 311 - Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 312 - Intermediate Accounting II


ACC 402 - Auditing
ACC 403 - Fundamentals of Taxation
ACC 404 - Advanced Taxation
ACC 406 - Accounting Systems
ACC 411 - Advanced Accounting