Accounting for Forensic Accounting (A.S.)

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Forensic accountants is an exciting field in which accountants act as financial detectives, examining questionable financial data, investigating fraud, bribery or money laundering and assisting in civil and criminal investigations. Forensic accountants can be called upon to evaluate and interpret financial information in a courtroom or boardroom.

Accounting for Forensic Accounting as a jointly registered, dual admission program to the existing Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Economics with specialization in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (John Jay). Upon successful completion of the lower division at BMCC, you will have a seamless transition to the upper division of the baccalaureate program at John Jay.

Transfer Options

BMCC Accounting Graduates may transfer to John Jay College of Criminal Justice to study Forensic Accounting. Additionally, BMCC has an articulation agreement with CUNY’s Medgar Evers to continue for a B.A. in forensic accounting.

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BMCC is committed to  students’ long-term success and will help you explore professional opportunities. Undecided? No problem. The college offers Career Coach for salary and employment information, job postings and a self-discovery assessment to help students find their academic and career paths. Visit Career Express to make an appointment with a career advisor, search for jobs or sign-up for professional development activities with the Center for Career Development. Students can also visit the Office of Internships and Experiential Learning to gain real world experience in preparation for a four-year degree and beyond. These opportunities are available to help BMCC students build a foundation for future success.

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Required Common Core

Flexible Core3

Curriculum Requirements

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General Elective
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  1. Consult with an advisor on which courses to take to satisfy these areas.
  2. These areas can be satisfied by taking a STEM variant.
  3. No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.


Please note, these requirements are effective the 2019-2020 catalog year. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.

Accounting Department

199 Chambers Street, Room F-530
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8185

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m