Forensic Accounting Major

Get detailed knowledge about fraud, fraud prevention and fraud detection while also building a foundation in accounting theory and other areas of business with Stark State’s forensic accounting major. You’ll focus on the design of effective internal control systems, monitoring compliance with those systems and gathering and documentation of forensic evidence when fraud has occurred or is suspected. You’ll also learn many of the requirements, monitoring and reporting provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and be ready to take the first step for exams for certified fraud examiner or certified financial forensics.

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101 Student Success Seminar
ENG124 College Composition
BUS124 Business Analysis with Algebra
BUS221 Microeconomics
COM121 Effective Speaking
CFS136 Principles of Information Security
ACC132 Financial Accounting
ACC235 Forensic Accounting
AOT226 Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel
ACC130 Business Law & Ethics
NET120 PC Upgrading and Maintenance
ACC221 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC133 Managerial Accounting
ACC228 Business Taxation
MTH124 Statistics
ACC237 Fraud Examination
ACC223 Cost Accounting
ACC238 Financial Statement Analysis
CFS137 Computer Crime and Investigation
Arts & Humanities Elective


Associate of applied business in accounting

Franklin University
Walsh University

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs;

  • health care
  • industry
  • government
  • not-for-profit
  • banking
  • auditor (internal)
  • staff accountant
  • accounts payable analyst
  • accounts receivable analyst
  • compliance analyst
  • Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships
  • Daniel Schonhoft and Thomas Presper Accounting Technology Annual Scholarship

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Institute of Management Accountants student chapter
Enactus (Entrepreneurial Action Us club)