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The 2011 CPA Exam. TEXAS. Becker Professional Education . A global leader in professional education serving accounting, finance, and project management professionals from career start to finish. Professionals in Demand. Earning Power CPA > non-CPA. Obtaining your CPA License.

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becker professional education
Becker Professional Education

A global leader in professional education serving accounting, finance, and project management professionals from career start to finish.

professionals in demand
Professionals in Demand

Earning Power

CPA > non-CPA

obtaining your cpa license
Obtaining your CPA License

Education |Exam |Experience

Every state is unique

texas cpa exam requirements
Texas CPA Exam Requirements
  • Education requirements
    • 150 Semester Hours
    • Baccalaureate Degree
    • minimum of 30 upper division semester hours in accounting above the principles level
  • 24 upper division hours of related business courses plus 3 hours ethics course
  • http://www.tsbpa.state.tx.us/
5 key steps
5 Key Steps

Step 5

Study and sit

Step 4

Schedule exam

Step 3

Receive Notice-to-Schedule

Step 2

Apply for CPA Exam and register for Becker

Step 1

Review state requirements

begin application process
Begin Application Process

The On Demand Exam

FEB

OPEN

NOV

OPEN

MAY

OPEN

AUG

OPEN

JUL

OPEN

JAN

OPEN

OCT

OPEN

APR

OPEN

JUN

CLOSED

SEP

CLOSED

MAR

CLOSED

DEC

CLOSED

1st Qtr

Window

  • Sit for exams as soon as eligible.
  • Must pass all 4 parts w/in 18 month window
  • Firms want their new hires to pass early in their careers.

2nd Qtr

Window

3rd Qtr

Window

4th Qtr

Window

financial structure
Financial - Structure
  • Three multiple-choice question (MCQ) testlets containing 90 questions
  • One testlet containing seven short, task-based simulations TBS; research question in new format
  • No written communication tasks
  • 15 - 20% of questions do not count
  • Passing Grade 75

60%

40%

financial ifrs and isa
Financial - IFRS and ISA
  • Candidates will be expected to identify and understand the differences between financial statements prepared under U.S. GAAP and under IFRS.
  • First-time adoption of IFRS related to financial reporting, presentation and disclosures in general-purpose financial statements will also be tested.
financial codification
Financial - Codification
  • New research task format based on the FASB Codification™.
  • Codification consolidates thousands of U.S. GAAP pronouncements into a single, authoritative, easy-to-access online research tool.
audit structure
Audit - Structure
  • Three multiple-choice question (MCQ) testlets containing 90 questions
  • One testlet containing seven short, task-based simulations TBS; research question in new format
  • No written communication tasks
  • 15 - 20% of questions do not count
  • Passing Grade 75

60%

40%

audit ifrs and isa
Audit - IFRS and ISA
  • Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the following:
  • International Auditing & Assurance Board (IAASB) - role in establishing International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)
  • Differences between ISAs and US Auditing Standards
  • International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) Role in establishing International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.
  • Related independence requirements when auditing a U.S. company that supports an audit report based on auditing standards of another country, or ISAs
regulation structure
Regulation - Structure
  • Three multiple-choice question (MCQ) testlets containing 72 questions
  • One testlet containing six short, task-based simulations TBS; research question in new format
  • No written communication tasks
  • 15 - 20% of questions do not count
  • Passing Grade 75

60%

40%

business structure
Business - Structure
  • Three multiple-choice question (MCQ) testlets containing 72 questions
  • Three written communication tasks on BEC topics
  • 15 - 20% of questions do not count
  • Passing Grade 75

85%

15%

business ifrs and isa
Business - IFRS and ISA
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of globalization in the business environment as well as be able to explain the underlying economic substance of transactions and their accounting implications.
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Regulation

Business

Financial

Auditing

Registration

Apply

Exams

a complete cpa review focused on your success
A Complete CPA Review Focused on Your Success
  • Expert Instruction and Unlimited Academic Support
  • Lecture’s by National Instructors
  • Textbooks for each exam part
  • Interactive Study Planner and Exam and Writing Tutorials
  • Becker Software with resources that replicate the functionality of the CPA Exam.
      • PassMasterTM
      • Simulations
      • Final Exams
interactive tools on becker com cpa
Interactive Tools on becker.com/cpa
  • Complimentary Demo
  • 2011 Exam Tools
becker in social media
Becker in Social Media
  • Find us on:
  • We provide:
    • News impacting accounting professionals
    • Forums for information sharing
    • Tools to help prepare for success on the CPA Exam
    • Links to resources, testimonials and CPA requirements
    • And more!
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0% Financing

  • 18 month interest-free loan
  • Available on our complete, four-part CPA Exam Review, Final Review and Flashcards
  • All applicants are pre-approved
  • For full details and to get started:
  • becker.com/financing
the becker promise
The Becker Promise

If you utilize Becker but do not pass the CPA Exam, you may repeat our course tuition-free if you satisfy our requirements. 

We are that committed to your success!

why becker
Why Becker
  • Highest pass rates
  • Completely retooled CPA Exam Review that mirrors the 2011 exam
  • Greatest experience in helping CPA candidates achieve success on the exam
  • Most trusted name in CPA review
contact information
Contact Information

Kim Holland

Field Marketing Specialist

Becker Professional Education

214.515.0037

kholland@becker.com

www.becker.com

1-877-CPA-EXAM