Publication Date

1-1-1991

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Keiso, Don

Degree Name

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Department

Department of Accountancy

Abstract

The paper focuses on an important issue facing the future of Accounting Education: The AICPA's requirement that by the year 2000 individuals applying for membership must have completed 150 hours of higher education. In the paper, the history of the requirement is examined along with the present position of the requirement. The AICPA's anticipated benefits and concerns are compared and contrasted with the ideals and views of the following three perspectives: profession, accounting educators, and accounting students. Finally, the author gives a personal view of the 150 hour requirement.

Extent

19 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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