Accounting for Business, Minor (for Business Students)

This minor is designed for undergraduate students who are majoring in a discipline within the School of Business (other than Accounting) who have already completed the core courses of ACCT 251ACCT 252, and MGMT 235.  The minor consists of four required classes plus one elective course, for a  total of 15 credits beyond the required core courses, and is a fine complement to non-accounting business major programs.

Minor Requirements:12
ACCT 253Quick Books3
ACCT 351Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 354Cost Accounting3
ACCT 453Problems In Federal Taxation3
Select one of the following:3
ACCT 352Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 366International Accounting3
ACCT 381Principles of Macro Fraud Examination3
ACCT 401Accounting Information System3
ACCT 451Auditing3
ACCT 452Government & Non-Profit Accounting3
Total Credits:15
ACCT 251Financial Accounting3
ACCT 252Management Accounting3
MGMT 235Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business3

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Accounting for Business, Minor students will be able to:

  1. Identify ethical issues and understand the implications of social responsibility for sustainable business practices.
  2. Evaluate information and apply critical thinking skills to identify solutions and inform business decisions.
  3. Utilize technology, apply quantitative methods and interpret data to solve business problems.
  4. Integrate knowledge of core business concepts and collaborate productively as part of a team.
  5. Work effectively in a diverse environment and understand how global and cultural issues effect the organization and its stakeholders.
  6. Compose clear and concise forms of written communication to effectively convey ideas and information associated with business topics.
  7. Communicate business concepts effectively through oral presentation.
  8. Apply professional accounting concepts and standards for financial reporting and ethical decision making.
  9. Effectively employ business software utilized by accounting professionals.