Department of Accounting and Finance

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Mission Statement

The Accounting faculty aims to provide students with theoretical and practical tools in the areas of Accounting, Business and Economics to prepare them for careers in public, private or government accounting, or to allow them to continue with graduate studies or law school. Accounting courses study the concepts and methods needed to create financial records and statements for external and internal use of various entities: business firms, government bodies, non-profit organizations, etc. The B.S. degree in Accounting at York College includes all the educational requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountancy Examination in New York State. Students who wish to sit for the examination in another state should consult the appropriate state board of accountancy. For more information on major and minor requirements and electives, please visit Programs / Courses webpage.

7 Reasons to Choose York's Accounting Program

  1. Access to Jobs/Internships:
    1. Top Employers In Accounting Including BIG 4 Firms
    2. Annual Department Job Fair
    3. On-Campus Tax Internship - VITA
    4. Other On-Campus Internships
  2. Personalized Accounting Program With Small Class Sizes
  3. Dedicated Faculty Members
  4. Personalized Mentoring/Guidance
  5. Three Areas For Specialization in the Program
  6. Various Scholarships For Majors
  7. All-Expense Paid Conferences For Selected Students
Accounting and Finance
Academic Core Bldg, Room 2B06

Prof. Robert Clovey
Chair and
VITA Program Director

Minerva Dolezalek
College Assistant