State & Territory Requirements
|Social Security # Requirement||Yes for licensure|
|Education Requirement for Licensure||150 hours (including B.A)|
|Participates in International Examination Program||Yes|
|Hours in Accounting:||24 semester units. Also required for licensure: 24 semester units of business-related subjects, 20 semester units of accounting study, and 10 semester units of ethics study.|
|Exam sitting requirements:||120 hours (including B.A.) with 24 semester units in accounting and 24 semester units in business-related subjects.|
|Experience Requirements:||12 months of general accounting experience. General accounting experience includes providing any type of service or advice involving the use of accounting, attest, compilation, management advisory, financial advisory, tax, or consulting skills. Qualifying experience may be gained through employment in public, private industry, or government. Experience acquired in academia is considered qualifying toward general accounting experience if the requirements of CBA Regulations section 12.1 are met.|
|Ethics Exam:||Must pass PETH examination administered by the California CPA (CalCPA) Education Foundation for initial licensure.|
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- Quarter credit hours are also accepted and are equivalent to 2/3 of a semester hour (divide quarter credits by 1.5 or multiply semester credits by 1.5).
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