ABOUT LEHMAN COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF ... ... DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS & BUSINESS The Department of Economics
ABOUT LEHMAN COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF ... ... DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS & BUSINESS The Department of Economics

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  • Lehman College Department of Economics & Business

    Carman Hall, room 377 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West

    Bronx, NY 10468 Phone: 718-960-8297

    For additional information, visit: http://www.lehman.edu/deannss/economics/

    DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS and BUSINESS L E H M A N C O L L E g E

    BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ACCOUNTING (B.A.)

    DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

    ACCOUNTING FACULTy

    Orhan Kayaalp (Ph.D.: City University of New York) Chair, Department of Economics and Business; Professor, Economics and Management.

    Vassilios Gargalas (Ph.D.: New York University) Associate Professor, Security and Investment Analysis.

    Susan Honig (M.S.: Pace University; CPA: New York) Assistant Professor, Financial and Managerial Accounting; Cost Accounting.

    Dene Hurley (Ph.D.: Northeastern University) Assistant Professor, Micro and Macroeconomic Theory; Econometrics.

    Michelle Kamen-Friedman (M.B.A.: St. John’s University; CPA: New York) Assistant Professor, Financial and Managerial Accounting; Cost Accounting.

    Anthony Murrell (M.B.A.: University of Phoenix; CPA: New York) Lecturer, Advanced and Cost Accounting; Auditing.

    Rossen Petkov (Ph.D.: University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria; CPA: Illinois and New York) Assistant Professor, Introductory and Intermediate Accounting; Auditing.

    Ada Rodriguez (M.B.A.: Columbia University; CPA: Illinois) Lecturer, Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced, and Cost Accounting.

    Sekhem Sembenu (Ph.D.: Columbia University) Lecturer, Statistics; Econometrics; Managerial Economics.

    Chanoch Shreiber (Ph.D.: Columbia University) Professor, Corporation Finance; Security and Investment Analysis.

    Linda Tauber (M.B.A: Baruch College; CPA: Texas) Lecturer, Advanced and Cost Accounting; Coordinator of Accounting Programs.

    ABOUT LEHMAN COLLEGE

    Lehman College is a senior college of The City University of New York offering more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Located on a beautiful and historic tree-lined campus in the northwest Bronx, the College is a cultural and recreational center for the region with its Center for the Performing Arts, Lehman College Art gallery, and The APEX, a major center for sports and recreation. The Leonard Lief Library, equipped with excellent electronic resources, provides access to library services throughout the City University.

    DEPARTMENT VISIT AND INQUIRIES For specific questions concerning the accounting programs, contact the department advisor:

    Deirdre Constant at Carman Hall, Room 381. Phone Number: 718-960-8165, Email: deirdre.constant@lehman.cuny.edu (preferred method of communication.)

    DECLARATION OF A MAJOR OR MINOR

    Undergraduates must declare a major prior to their 61st credit. Students who do not declare a major within the first four weeks of the semester lose their New York State TAP (Tuition Assistance Program) funding.

    Undergraduates must declare their minors before the 80th credit.

    The procedure for declaring a major or minor is to pick up the appropriate form in the Registrar’s Office (Shuster 106), obtain a signature from the appropriate department, and return the form to Shuster 106. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

    IN ACCOUNTING (B.S.)Updated on 12/15/2010

  • DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS & BUSINESS

    The Department of Economics and Business offers B.A. and B.S. programs in accounting. The successful completion of the BS program, supplemented with the new requirements that became effective in Fall 2009, affords the student an opportunity to sit for the CPA examination approved by New York State Education Department.

    B.A. IN ACCOUNTING

    Completion of this major qualifies students for positions in private and public accounting.

    Students selecting this major must complete the follow- ing credit requirements:

    Required Courses (42 Credits)

    • 6 in business economics: *BBA 168-169

    • 30 in accounting: ACC 171-272, 334-335, 342, 348, 439-440, 441 and 442;

    • 6 in business law: BBA 336-337 or 339-340

    B.S. IN ACCOUNTING

    Students wishing to approve the C.P.A. certification must complete the 67-credit B.S. in Accounting pro- gram. In order to earn the B.S. in Accounting, students have to complete a total of 120 credits, 60 of which will be in liberal arts. Seven out of 60 liberal arts credits must be taken in ENW 204 and MAT 174 or MAT 175.

    Professional Credits (60): • 6 in business economics:

    *BBA 168-169

    • 36 in accounting: ACC 171-272, 334-335, 342, 348, 439-440, 441, 442, 444, and 449

    • 6 in business law: BBA 336-337 or 339-340

    • 6 in finance: BBA 207 and either BBA 308 or BBA 310

    • 6 in quantitative methods for business: BBA 303 and 403

    Credits in Other Departments (7):

    • 3 ENW 204 • 4 MAT 174 or 175

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    NOTE 1: In order to maintain matriculation in this major, the enrollees must maintain a minimum gPA of 2.7 (B-) in the first four ACC-prefixed courses they have taken at Lehman College. Students failing to attain a 2.7 cumulative index in these four courses will be dropped from the B.S. in Accounting program. However, these students may count the four ACC-prefixed courses toward a B.A. in Economics, a B.A in Accounting or a minor in Accounting, though cannot enroll in the B.B.A program.

    NOTE 2: As of 1 August 2009, new requirements by the NYSED are in effect for candidates who wish to sit for the CPA Examination. The new requirements include 150 credit hours in a specific array of courses. Lehman College’s B.S. in Accounting, complemented by its M.S. Accounting program, collectively meet all these requirements. Students are advised to check the Lehman College

    Undergraduate Bulletin for the most current information. * Students cannot earn credit for ECO 166, or 167 and BBA 168, or 169 respectively