150 Credit Hours Requirement


At Westminster College, a student is capable of earning the 150 credit hours required to become a licensed CPA.  Please discuss details and planning with your academic advisor.

Sample schedules to help student toward 150 credit hours in four years:
- Proposed Schedule for starting an Accounting Major as a Freshman
- Proposed Schedule for starting an Accounting Major as a Sophomore


The following links will be useful to accounting students desiring to become CPAs:

1.   American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) - http://www.thiswaytocpa.com/

2.  Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA) - http://www.picpa.org/Content/40441.aspx

3.  Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) - http://www.futurecpa.com

4.  National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) - http://www.nasba.org

5.  Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy - http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_board_of_accounting/12502

6.  NASBA’s CPA Exam info and links - http://www.nasba.org/nasbaweb/NASBAWeb.nsf/wpecsp?openform&stateabbrev=PA

7.  AICPA’s CPA Exam info and sample tests - http://www.cpa-exam.org

8. Becker CPA Exam Review - http://www.becker.com/accounting/cpaexamreview/

9. Wiley CPA Exam Review - http://www.wileycpa.com/