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Girard School of Business

Minor in Accounting

The accounting minor is designed to develop knowledge of accounting principles, concepts and applications.

Students taking courses in accounting learn how to apply analytical reasoning skills to both business and accounting problems, including financial-statement analysis. 

Graduates with an accounting minor may pursue additional accounting education to pursue a career as a certified public accountant. Students may also seek advanced degrees in law or business, e.g., Master of Science in Management. 

Minor Requirements

 The accounting minor requires a student complete a minimum of 20 credits.

Required courses
  • BUS1100  Introduction to Business
  • BUS2203  Accounting for Business
  • ACC3303  Intermediate Accounting I
Choose two additional accounting courses
  • ACC3304  Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC3308  Cost Accounting
  • ACC4406  Advanced Accounting
  • ACC4407  Taxes
  • ACC4408  Auditing

Career Combination

Students who major in economics or math and minor in accounting will have a great foundation for a career in accounting. Individuals with an accounting background may seek employment in accounting departments, personal financial planning, government agencies and a range of education and nonprofit entities.