CPA Information

The Illinois law dealing with the educational requirements for the CPA exam as of July 1, 2013 is here: 
• http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/023/023014000000900R.html 
http://www.ilboa.org/certification/educational-requirements

The UIC BS Accounting program has been changed to reflect the new CPA  requirements.  The UIC undergraduate degree satisfies all the educational requirements for the Illinois CPA exam but for the 150 hours requirements.

• Prerequisite relationships for BS Accounting Courses 
• BS Accounting(UIC catalog): Catalog - ACCOUNTING
• BS CBA(UIC catalog): Catalog - Business
UG-Curriculum
Course-planner
150-Hour-Issues for UIC BS Accounting Students

The UIC MS Accounting program satisfies all educational requirements. 
Check CPA-for-MSA-Students for more information

The CPA is administered in Illinois by: 
ILBOA


150 hour requirement
: The Illinois board accepts all credit hours posted in the UIC transcript. They typically will accept credit hours from most non-degree classes (transfer credits etc.) also. We in the accounting department can not tell what they will or will not accept. Any way you should hear from the board. When you are close to 150 hours, they suggest that you get your transcripts evaluated at http://www.ilboa.org/docs/eval.pdf including "DOMESTIC COURSES IN PROGRESS" at http://www.ilboa.org/docs/CIP.pdf. If you are lacking any requirements they will tell you. After meeting them you can get the transcript re-evaluated and start taking the CPA. You have to pay the credentials evaluation fee only ONCE. Internships and life experience credits included in the 30 SCH in accounting are limited to a maximum of three SCH.

CPA for UIC-MBA Students 
Working Part-Time while in School
CPA pass rates - how do UIC students perform? 
CPA Review Courses preparation at UIC  

Other CPA related Documents  
AICPA CPA Examination site
Illinois CPA Society CPA Exam resourcesCPA Exam FAQ Brochure 
Content-And-Skill-Specifications-For-The-CPA-Examination 
How-The-CPA-Exam-Iis-Scored-A-Behind-The-Scenes-Look-At-What-Test-takers-can-expect 
Accounting Licenssing Libray
This page http://uicaccounting.org/CPA/ 

 

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