The Accounting, P.B.C. program is intended to satisfy the specific accounting requirements necessary to sit for the CPA examination in the state of Louisiana while simultaneously preparing students for employment in the numerous accounting and accounting-related positions in the Acadiana region and the state. The State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana makes the final determination as to eligibility for taking the CPA exam in Louisiana. As such, those interested in sitting for the CPA exam should carefully review the specific state board requirements for eligibility.
To sit for the CPA examination in Louisiana, the State Board of Certified Accountants of Louisiana requires:
(1) a baccalaureate degree
(2) a minimum of 150 hours of college/university credit hours
(3) a prescribed set of accounting and business law courses
(4) an additional 21 credit hours of non- accounting business courses