The Accounting Department offers you practical tools to succeed in this ever-developing field. The coursework features thorough studies in Financial and Managerial Accounting, Auditing and Tax Law, and Governmental and Non-Profit Taxation. Several new courses include Crypto-Currency and Forensic Accounting.

Many students pursue HTC’s CPA track, for which they are expertly prepared to meet the Illinois Board of Examiners’ requirements for the CPA examinations. All students are encouraged and supported to find high-powered internships through connections made with HTC faculty and the college’s expansive network.

Program Chair

Rabbi Seymour Wechsler
Rabbi Seymour Wechsler, CPA
Accounting is the language of business. Our students learn to speak it fluently and many move on to become CPAs.


General Education Requirements

Students must complete HTC's General Education Requirements as listed in the school catalog.

Accounting Major Coursework

In addition to the Judaic Studies and General Education requirements, the Accounting and Business coursework for the additional major in Accounting is outlined below.

Requirement Credits
ACCT 201 - Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 202 - Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 211 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT 253 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I * 3
ACCT 254 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II * 3
ACCT 263 - Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT 343 - Tax Law * 3
ACCT 353 - Advanced Financial Accounting * 3
ACCT 363 - Auditing * 3
BUSH 213 - Business Communications: Clarity & Persuasion * 3
BUSH 215 - Macroeconomics or BUSH 217 Microeconomics 3
BUSH 250 - Business Law 3
BUSH 272 - Statistical Analysis * 3
BUSH 322 - Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics * 3
BUSH 341 - Business Finance * 3

* Must be taken in residence.

  1. BUSH 213 Business Communications: Clarity and Persuasion. This course satisfies the CPA exam requirement for the equivalent of 3 credit hours of business communication.
  2. BUSH 272 is preceded by MATH 104 or Math 203 which satisfies the LAS mathematics requirement. A student who lacks the appropriate background must take the needed prerequisites before enrolling in these courses.