As a non-business major, you can gain an in-depth training in the field of accounting. You will complete the minor by taking the appropriate six Accounting courses. These courses will meet most, but not all, of the requirements to sit for the CPA examination in Pennsylvania and other states.
How many credits do I need to sit for the CPA?
In order to sit for the CPA examination in Pennsylvania, you must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 credits in accounting-related courses. CPA candidates in Pennsylvania are permitted to sit for the CPA exam with less than 150 credit hours, but will be required to complete all 150 credit hours and satisfy the work experience requirement prior to CPA licensure.
Talk to an advisor to see how you can meet CPA requirements.