Minor in Accounting
The accounting discipline has undergone massive changes in the last few years, becoming both broader and more complex. Accountants are trusted, objective professionals who provide information for decision making and serve as business advisers. Many accountants land top executive positions because of their background, integrity, and skills developed through education and professional experience. The accounting program is accredited by AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
All accounting majors admitted into the major are required to complete a competency exam prior to enrolling in ACC 400 and earn a minimum B- in ACC 201 & ACC 202. If you have already completed ACC 201 & 202 at another institution, see the Undergraduate Advising Center. Accounting Competency exam information may be found here.
- Think critically
- Apply analytical/decision-making skills to accounting issues
- Communicate well both in writing and orally
- Understand ethical issues facing accountants
- Apply interpersonal and teamwork skills
- Use technology appropriate to accounting
- Research accounting issues