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CPA Exam: How many sections are in the CPA exam and what are the related classes at CSUEB to take? What type of questions are asked in the CPA Exam? How should I prepare for the simulation sections of the CPA Exam? What resources do I have in taking the exam? How much time will I have to complete each examination section? Do I need to take all four sections at the same time? What is a passing grade for the CPA exam? If I fail to pass all sections of the exam, how long can I retain credit for the passed sections of the exam? How do I apply to take the CPA exam? Where do I take the CPA Exam? When can I take the CPA exam? Are practice exams and tutorials available? WHAT IS A CPA? A CPA is a certified public accountant who is licensed by the state. In California, to earn a CPA license, individuals are required to demonstrate their knowledge and competence by meeting high educational standards, passing an exam, and completing a specified amount of general accounting experience. back to top How to Become CPA in California? The California Board of Accountancy has outlined two pathways for earning a CPA license: Pathway 1: Pathway 1 is designed for individuals who will practice only in California. A candidate must meet: Pathway 2: Pathway 2 is similar to the licensing req states. If you are licensed under this pathway, the ma recognize your license. As a result, if you anticipate another state, Pathway 2 may provide you the profes desire. A candidate must meet: (1) education requirements: • A bachelor’s degree • 24 semester units (or 36 quarter units) in accounting-related subjects • 24 semester units (or 36 quarter units) in business-related subjects. Note: accounting courses beyond the 24 (36) required units may apply toward the business units) (2) examination requirement: • Passing the Uniform CPA Exam (3) experience requirement: • Two years of general accounting experience supervised by a licensed CPA (1) education requirements • A bachelor’s degree • 24 semester units (or 36 quarter units) in accountin • 24 semester units (or 36 quarter units) in business-r accounting courses beyond the 24 (36) required units business units) • 150 semester units (or 225 quarter units) of educati (2) examination requirement • Passing the Uniform CPA Exam (3) experience requirement • One year of general accounting experience supervi
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(4) ethics requirement: • pass an examination on Professional Ethics. This exam is typically taken after the candidate has passed all four parts of the CPA exam. (4) ethics requirement • pass an examination on Professional Ethics. This ex after the candidate has passed all four parts of the CP See http://www.dca.ca.gov/cba/forms/applbook.pdf for more information about the rules and regulations governing CPAs in California. back to top
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2009 for the course BUSINESS acct 3211 taught by Professor Lin during the Winter '09 term at Calhoun Community College.

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