Accounting degree overview

Minor in Accounting

The Accounting minor provides students with a foundation for mastering the conceptual framework used to measure and report an organization's economic events. In accordance with professional and ethical standards, students analyze and evaluate accounting practices and systems to understand how they should − and do − function in business entities. This minor promotes skills in problem solving, decision-making, systems analysis and planning within financial, economic, managerial and technological contexts.

Accounting Minor Benefits

Accounting is a very practical skillset in both your personal and professional life. Not only will it help you analyze and understand data and reports that will become part of your job, it will be a crucial skill if you start your own business. From a personal standpoint, it is very helpful in budgeting, investing and even doing your taxes.

A minor in accounting will be very beneficial to you as an employee or a business owner. The ability to read and interpret financial data is a skill that you’ll want no matter what area of business you choose as a career path. An understanding of the principles of accounting will prepare you to analyze reports and make informed decisions, whether you choose to work in the private or public sector.  The benefits of accounting are beneficial in the following areas:
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Auditing
  • Business Administration
  • Management
  • Sales

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

The curriculum of this program consists of 20 credit hours.

Accounting Minor Courses

Prerequisite Courses
2 Intro Accounting Courses

Required Courses Elective Courses - Two from the following:

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.

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