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
REQUIRED CORE: IB: MA-1281 Calculus for Technical and Business Students
MA-2601 Pre-Calculus and Elements of Calculus for Business Students
MA-4401 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
REQUIRED CORE: IC: Life & Physical Sciences (STEM) Laboratory Science
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
Free electives 1

Total Credits Required


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.

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

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Queensborough Performing Arts Center
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