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South Carolina

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last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: 18
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in accounting: 36 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting courses that are applicable to a B.A., M.A. or Ph.D. and which cover financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation and auditing of which at least 24 semester hours must be taught at the junior or above level
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience requirements: 1 year public accounting experience. Experience other than public accounting may count only in proportion to duties contributing to competence in public accounting. 5 years experience teaching accounting in a college or university recognized by the South Carolina State Board
Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure

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state society

South Carolina Association of CPAs

Lisa McGee

(803) 791-4181 ext 106

1300 12th Street

Suite D

Cayce, SC

29033


Email:

lmcgee@scacpa.org

 

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state board

South Carolina Board of Accountancy

803-896-4559

Kingstree Building (29210)

110 Centerview Drive, Suite 104, P.O. Box 11329

Columbia, SC

29211-1329

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