Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics

Accounting and Finance

Minor in Accounting

The minor in Accounting is offered to any student completing the courses of study listed below. Accounting is the language of business and is a discipline that is needed by every organization. The minor offers the basic knowledge and understanding of financial and managerial accounting with a supporting skill set. Employment opportunities will depend on the two elective course (6 hours) selected.

The Accounting Minor course sequence is a strong complement to all business majors, as well as architectural engineering and computer science, to name a few.

The Accounting Minor provides students with basic knowledge of accounting, such as financial statement preparation, financial analysis, cost volume profit analysis, and budget preparation, while also working on students’ communication, team building, and leadership abilities.

Minor in Accounting requirements (18 credit hours):

  1. Required Courses (12 hours): ACCT 221, ACCT 222, ACCT 331, ACCT 332 
  1. Elective Courses: Choose an additional 6 hours (2 courses) from the list below; all are three (3) credit 
  • ACCT 344 - Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 362 - Accounting Systems 
  • ACCT 443 - Income Tax Accounting
  • ACCT 455 - Advanced Accounting
  • ACCT 461 - Aauditing Principles
  • ACCT 490 - Accounting Theory
  • ACCT 491 - Fundamentals of Governmental Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • ACCT 492 - Strategic Applications in Accounting 
  1. Courses that are a part of the student’s designated MAJOR program (10 major courses) cannot be used towards the minor. Instead, that course (courses) must be replaced with a course(s) from the elective

All courses toward the minor must have a grade of “C” or better.