Accounting for Business, Minor (for Non-Business Students)

This 18-credit minor is designed for undergraduate students who are not majoring in a discipline within the School of Business.  The minor consists of five required classes plus one elective course as a complement to other fields of study.  Note:  Business majors may not take this minor.

Minor Requirements:15
ACCT 251Financial Accounting3
ACCT 252Management Accounting3
ACCT 253Quick Books3
MGMT 235Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business3
ACCT 453Problems In Federal Taxation3
Select one of the following courses:3
ACCT 351Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 354Cost Accounting3
ACCT 366International Accounting3
ACCT 381Principles of Macro Fraud Examination3
ACCT 401Accounting Information System3
ACCT 452Government & Non-Profit Accounting3
Total Credits:18

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.