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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.

Curriculum

Course
Required Courses
ACCT-110
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.
ACCT-210
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.
Electives
Choose three of the following
   ACCT-360
   Intermediate Financial Accounting I*
   ACCT-365
   Intermediate Financial Accounting II*
   ACCT-420
   Personal and Small Business Taxation*
   ACCT-430
   Cost Accounting
   ACCT-440
   Advanced Taxation
   ACCT-445
   Accounting Information Systems
   ACCT-450
   Accounting for Government and Not-for-profit Organizations
   ACCT-460
   Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
   ACCT-489
   Seminar in Accounting
   ACCT-490
   Auditing
   ACCT-510
   Internal Auditing
   ACCT-540
   Advanced Accounting
   BLEG-200
   Business Law I†
   FINC-120
   Personal Financial Management†
   FINC-220
   Financial Management†
   MGMT-340
   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.