Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).
University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units
California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities
For students who wish to transfer as a Business Administration major, refer to Business.
This certificate prepares students with a bachelor's degree in any discipline to apply
for a a master's in taxation program. The courses in this certificate prepare students
for the rigorous course work found in a master's program. This certificate includes
the classes commonly required as prerequisites for a master's program.
All CSM accounting courses qualify as accounting units to sit for the CPA exam and to meet the 150-semester hour requirement for licensure in California. For more information about how to prepare for the CPA exam visit the CSM accounting department website at
|Required Core Courses: 14 units||Units|
|ACTG 106||Accounting Cycle Survey||1 unit|
|ACTG 169||Accounting Ethics||3 units|
|ACTG 181||Taxation of Individuals Using Tax Software||4 units|
|ACTG 182||Taxation of Business Entities Using Tax Software||4 units|
|ACTG 183||Taxation of Trusts, Gifts, and Estates Using Tax Software||2 units|