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Please note that this is a "text-based", not a "video-based" course. The materials are downloaded by the user, read and absorbed, and then the user takes the review and final assessment online at Illumeo as usual, where, once passed, all CPE is tracked and kept for long-term reference.

This course is designed to meet the four (4) hour ethics CPE requirement for Colorado CPAs. It provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The applicable rules and regulations promulgated by the Colorado State Board of Public Accountancy found in 3 CCR -705-1 Chapter 9 Rules of Professional Conduct are covered in detail. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is also covered in detail. Case studies are utilized throughout the course to emphasize material. This course does NOT meet the 2 hour CR&R requirement.

Review Questions and Final Exam are completed under section "Review and Test".

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize ethics from an overall and professional perspective.
  • Recognize and identify the ethical standards contained in the Colorado State Board of Public Accountancy Chapter 9 rules.
  • Recognize and identify the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
Last updated/reviewed: March 25, 2021

7 Reviews (17 ratings)Reviews

Member's Profile
I liked the materials of the course in pdf format. Quizzes in the form of multiple choice were very helpful. Also, I really liked the explanation of the wrong and write choices
Anonymous Author
There was no video for this one but the PDF was thorough and helpful towards passing the exam. I'm satisfied.
Anonymous Author
covers the basics and is accepted by Colorado CPA board (many others do not cover/meet the CO requirement)
Anonymous Author
Great summary. Analysis was complete. Thoughtful. Organized and well writted
Member's Profile
Course met expectations and requirements for Colorado ethics.
Anonymous Author
This course was helpful in meeting my CPE requirements.
Member's Profile
Good course and meets Colorado Ethics requirements


Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
Course Materials
  PDFProfessional Ethics for Colorado CPAs
Review and Test