Business Academy

Queensborough Academy
For students interested in principles of accounting, finance, and law, along with investigation techniques, ethics, and theories of criminology and the educational foundation to succeed in the forensic accounting field, this program consists of courses which allow students to pursue further education and careers in forensic accounting, accounting, and auditing, as well as financial operations and management fields. The program will allow students to enter the upper division baccalaureate program in Economics: Forensic Financial Analysis at John Jay.

Accounting for Forensic Accounting (A.S.)

Dual/Joint with John Jay

The dual/joint degree program in Accounting for Forensic Accounting between Queensborough Community College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a jointly registered, dual-admission program that offers students a curriculum including principles of accounting, finance, and law, along with investigation techniques, ethics, and theories of criminology and the educational foundation to succeed in the forensic accounting field.

The program consists of courses that allow students to pursue further education and careers in forensic accounting, accounting, and auditing, as well as financial operations and management fields. The program will allow students to enter the upper division baccalaureate program in Economics: Forensic Financial Analysis at John Jay. The curriculum emphasizes basic accounting principles and provides a foundation in business organization and management. The program meets the general education requirements for the associate degree at QCC and also meets the general education requirements for the baccalaureate degree at John Jay.

Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II Take EN 101 & 102 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning Required: MA 440* 4
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences Required: STEM* 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity Recommended: PLSC 101 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society Recommended: CRIM 102 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (Select one course) 3
Subtotal 32
Major
BU 101 & BU 102  Principles of Accounting I, II 8
BU 203  Principles of Statistics 3
BU 103  Intermediate Accounting I 4
BU 108  Income Taxation or BU 111  Computer Applications in Accounting 3
CRIM 101  Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System (if taken in common core, recommended: CRIM 102; if also taken in common core, recommended: BU 701) 3
ECON 101  Introduction to Macroeconomics or ECON 102  Introduction to Microeconomics (if taken in common core, recommended: BU 111; if also taken in common core, recommended: BU 108) 3
SP 211  Speech Communication 3
Subtotal 27
Subtotal 0
Elective(s)
Free electives 1
Total 60
*Students are required to take particular courses in some areas of the Common Core that fulfill both general education and major requirements. If students do not take the required courses in the Common Core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.
All students must complete two (2) Writing Intensive designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.