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Accounting for Forensic Accounting


Official Name of Program

Accounting for Forensic Accounting

Plan Code


Department(s) Sponsoring Program



Degree Designation

AS - Associate in Science



NYSED Program Code

35361 - AF-AS

CIP Code


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 requires a minimum of 30 credits in the Common Core and a minimum of 27 credits in the major. 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 in 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.