Applicants are eligible to take the Exam after they complete the education requirements according to Wis. Stats. § 442.04(5)(b)4 which states, "A person is not eligible to take the examination under this subdivision unless the person has completed at least 120 semester hours of education at an institution that include course work in accounting and business subjects, as determined by the examining board." The required accounting and business subjects are detailed in Wisconsin Administrative Code Accy 2.303 and Accy 2.202.
The accounting and business subjects required are:
Note: The courses covering the subjects of advanced financial accounting, cost or managerial accounting, taxation, and auditing would generally be courses taken beyond the introduction level. A course would generally be considered advanced financial accounting if it covers one or more of the following topics: foreign currency transactions, partnerships, state and local governments, not-for-profit entities, consolidations, mergers and acquisitions, intercompany transactions, fraud investigation, accounting theory, and accounting research.
A candidate for the Uniform CPA Examination must complete 120 semester hours of education leading to a bachelor’s or graduate degree in accounting that meets the requirements under s. Accy 2.202 (3).