Our program is of particular interest to those with liberal arts, social science,
education, nursing or engineering degrees. Students can earn this academic credential
in accounting while gaining eligibility for CPA, CMA or CIA certifications.
Led by our dedicated, experienced faculty, you'll study financial accounting, auditing,
taxation, and management accounting, thus satisfying the state's curriculum requirement.
You'll take accounting or taxation electives, choosing from specialized courses such
- Forensic Accounting
- Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
- Tax Problems of Partners and Partnerships
You'll also find an emphasis on values; at Stillman, our mission is to enrich each
student's life through an ethics-centered curriculum.
Students without a business background may be required to complete a sequence of online
prequalification courses that do not bear credit. Accepted students can be waived
from these courses based on prior coursework if conditions are met. Challenge exams
are also available.
The requirement to complete pre-qualification courses bears no impact on admission to the program. The pre-qualification courses include:
BMBA 8008 Accounting Pre-Qualifier
The course provides the foundation for understanding how accounting information serves
decision-makers in the global business world. The course focuses on the basics of
accounting and reporting, outlining the composition and interrelationship of the primary
financial statements and the principles that underlie their preparation. This course
satisfies both the financial and managerial accounting prerequisite and must be taken
BMBA 8009 Legal Studies Pre-Qualifier
The course provides an overview of the American legal process; an introduction to
the relationship between law and business with special emphasis on the law of contracts.
Satisfies One course in Legal Studies, Business Law, Legal Environment of Business
and must be taken before BLAW7314.