The accounting emphasis at Fresno Pacific University will prepare you as a leader in the world of business and accounting by providing a solid academic foundation, practical experience and a strong focus on ethics in the workplace. You will also be prepared for life beyond your degree with CPA examination preparation and guidance into graduate studies. The accounting faculty are committed to developing you individually to your highest potential for career advancement.
- Majority of accounting students graduate in four years (two years if transferring), with 150+ units which meet the CPA certificate requirement in California
- Accounting students who graduate from FPU have a 99% success rate in securing jobs even before graduation
- Internship opportunities with local business partners
- Small class sizes and close, personal interaction with professors
- Internship and fulltime job referrals
Graduating with an emphasis in accounting will afford you numerous career opportunities in the fields of auditing, tax preparation, consulting and management in the public, private and non-profit sectors. These include careers in a national, regional and local CPA firms, manufacturing, health care, agriculture, government organizations, charitable organizations, churches and various other organizations.
Transferring to Fresno Pacific
Come and experience the FPU community and finish your degree with us! Visit our Transfer page to learn more about transferring or connect with a Transfer Specialist to ensure your transition to FPU is as smooth as possible.
Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
Emphasis Courses (20 Units)
|ACCT 400||Intermediate Accounting I||4|
|ACCT 405||Intermediate Accounting II||4|
|ACCT 410||Cost Accounting||4|
|ACCT 415||Tax Accounting||4|
Elective Courses (6 units)
Select two of the following
|ACCT 417||Accounting Information System||3|
|ACCT 418||Nonprofit Accounting||3|
|ACCT 421||Accounting Ethics and Professional Responsibilities||3|
|ACCT 425||Advanced Accounting||3|
|ACCT 451||Financial Statement Analysis||3|
Capstone Courses (3 Units)
|ACCT 481||VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)||1|
|ACCT 482||Accounting Internship||2|
Sylvia Kim, D.B.A., C.P.A., C.G.M.A.
Catherine Peck, M.B.A., C.P.A.