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 Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics 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.

degree program course listing table
Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: IA: ENGL-101 English Composition I
ENGL-102 English Composition II
6
REQUIRED CORE: IB: MA-1281 Calculus for Technical and Business Students
or
MA-2601 Pre-Calculus and Elements of Calculus for Business Students
or
MA-4401 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
4
REQUIRED CORE: IC: Life & Physical Sciences (STEM) Laboratory Science
4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II.A: World Cultures & Global Issues (select from 2A) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II.B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (recommended: SP-211) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II.C: Creative Expression (select from 2C) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II.D: Individual & Society (recommended: PHIL-130) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II.E: Scientific World (select from 2E) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (recommended: SOCY-101) 3
Subtotal 32
Requirements for the Major
BU 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BU 102 Principles of Accounting II 4
BU 103 Intermediate Accounting I 4
BU-104 Intermediate Accounting II 3
BU-111 Computer Applications in Accounting 3
BU 203 Principles of Statistics 3
ECON-101 or ECON-102 Introduction to Macroeconomics/Microeconomics 3
CIS-101 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications 3
Subtotal 27
Elective(s)
Free electives 1

Total Credits Required

60

1Students 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 successfully complete two (2) writing-intensive class (designated "W") to fulfill degree requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

The number of credits you take each year will determine when you graduate. To graduate on time, you are strongly encouraged to enroll in at least 30 credits toward your degree during the calendar year, including fall and spring semesters and winter and summer sessions.

Dual/Joint A.S. Degree in Accounting for Forensic Accounting and B.S. in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics (John Jay College) - Catalog Year 2016-17

Fall Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 101 English Composition I

(Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Flexible Core 2: A, B, C, D or E, Recommended: SOCY 101

3

Pre-req. for SS course: BE 122/226/102 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption; Check individual courses for pre-and co-requisites

Required Core 2.B. U.S. Experience in Its Diversity,

Recommended: SP 211 Speech Communication

3

Pre-req. for SP 211: completion of remedial speech if required

BU 101 Principles of Accounting I

4

None

CIS 101 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

3

None

Total credits for the term

16


Spring Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 102 English Composition II (Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: ENGL 101 or placement

MA 128 Calculus for Technical for Business Students OR

MA 260 Pre-calculus and Elements of Calculus for Business OR

MA 440 Pre-Calculus Mathematics

(Required Core 1.B. Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning)

4

Pre-req. for MA 128, MA 260, MA 440:(MA 119 and 121) with a grade of C or better in both courses, or MA 114 with a grade of C or better, or placement on the CUNY math placement exam

Required Core 2.A. World Cultures and Global Issues

3

Check individual course pre-requisites and co-requisites; rre- or co-requisite for HIST courses: ENGL 101

BU 102 Principles of Accounting II

4

Pre-req.: BU 101 with grade of C- or better

ECON 101 Intro. to Macroeconomics OR ECON 102 Intro to Microeconomics

3

Pre-req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Total credits for the term

17


Fall Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

Required Core 1.C. Life & Physical Sciences

3-4

Check individual courses for pre-and co-requisites

Science Laboratory course

(Students who take a 4 credit course for 1.C. have met this requirement.)

0-1

Co-requisite: 3-credit Science course in 1.C.

BU 103 Intermediate Accounting I

4

Pre-req.: BU 102 with C or better

BU 111 Computer Applications in Accounting

3

Pre-req.: CIS 101 and BU 101, both with C or better

BU 203 Principles of Statistics

3

Pre-req.: MA 114 or 119 or 321

Total credits for the term

14


Spring Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

Required Core 2.C. Creative Expression

3

Check individual courses for pre-and co-requisites

Required Core 2.D. Individual and Society

Recommended: PHIL 130 Ethics: Theories of the Good Life

3

Pre-req. for PHIL 130: BE 122/226/102 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Flexible Core 2.E. Scientific World

3

Check individual courses for pre-and co-requisites

BU 104 Intermediate Accounting II

3

Pre-req.: BU 103

Free elective

1

Total credits for the term

13

Total credits required for the A.S. in Accounting for Forensic Accounting

60

Notes:

  1. Students who do not place into MA 128 or MA 260 or MA 440 (will need to take the pre-requisite credit courses indicated above, which do not count toward the program requirements.
  2. All students must complete two (2) WI-designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.
  3. Students in degree programs must complete any required remedial speech courses before graduation.
  4. INDICATE IF ANY COURSES ARE ONLY OFFERED IN FALL OR SPRING TERMS

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Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

Dual/Joint A.S. in Forensic Accounting (QCC) leading to the B.S. in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics (John Jay College) - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in accounting
  2. Make ethical judgements while recognizing multiple perspectives
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Analyze and evaluate business transactions and summarize for internal and external financial reporting
  5. Explain and proficiently apply accounting guidelines and practices
  6. Use foundational business principles to evaluate and solve problems for statistics and software applications.

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