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The Accounting minor provides students with a strong academic foundation in the field of accounting which will serve as a basis for further advanced study in accounting at the graduate level. It is anticipated that students who declare the accounting minor will continue their accounting education by enrolling in the MBA program in order to prepare themselves for the Uniform Certified Public Accountancy exam and a career in public accounting.
Degrees and Requirements
Requirements for the minor in Accounting
Students may apply to the accounting minor at any time during their academic career provided that their cumulative grade point average is 3.20 or higher. Business and non-business majors may complete the accounting minor.
For business majors, successful completion of the accounting minor will satisfy the accounting specialization requirement. However, only the accounting minor will be reflected on the student’s academic transcript.
Completion of the minor requires 24 credits.
The following courses comprise the accounting minor:
- ACC 210 Financial Accounting
- ACC 214 Managerial Cost Analysis and Applications
- ACC 310 Intermediate Accounting I
- ACC 311 Federal Income Taxation I
- ACC 313 Intermediate Accounting II
- ACC 314 Federal Income Taxation II
- ACC 400 External Auditing
- BUS 325 Legal Environment of Business
All courses must be taken for a letter grade and passed with a grade of C or higher.
Students may apply a maximum of nine transfer credits toward the Accounting Minor.