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Accounting Minor

By completing a minor in accounting, you can complement your education and develop a personal brand that will help you stand out in the job market. Students who complete an accounting minor broaden their learning experiences and professional opportunities by gaining more depth in operational accounting topics. This minor is closed to students majoring in accounting.


Required Courses
Financial Accounting
An introduction to the way in which corporations report their financial performance to interested stakeholders such as investors and creditors. Coverage of the accounting cycle, generally accepted accounting principles, and analytical tools help students become informed users of financial statements.
Management Accounting
Introduction to the use of accounting information by managers within a business. Explores the value of accounting information for the planning and controlling of operations, assessing the cost of a product/service, evaluating the performance of managers, and strategic decision making.
Choose three of the following
   Intermediate Financial Accounting I*
   Intermediate Financial Accounting II*
   Personal and Small Business Taxation*
   Cost Accounting
   Advanced Taxation
   Accounting Information Systems
   Accounting for Government and Not-for-profit Organizations
   Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
   Seminar in Accounting
   Internal Auditing
   Advanced Accounting
   Business Law I†
   Personal Financial Management†
   Financial Management†
   Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility†

* These courses are recommended for students interested in pursuing CPA certification.

† Students may choose one of these courses as a substitute for an accounting elective.