The accounting minor is designed to provide a basic foundation in accounting for students who are interested in being conversant in the language of business. Students with majors outside of the School of Business and Management, such as criminal justice, will find that it gives them a competitive edge with organizations such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation if they have completed a minor in Accounting.
Admission to the Program
The minor in accounting is open to all majors except students majoring in accounting.
Undergraduate students must meet the following requirements to declare the minor:
- Completed 30 credits
- Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Grade of "B" or higher in MTH 121 (College Algebra) or a grade of C- or higher in any one of MTH 122, 201, 202, 221, 245, or 281
All students pursuing the minor in accounting are bound by the policies, terms, and conditions proscribed for study in the School of Business and Management.
The minor in accounting consists of 18 credits of selected accounting course work as described below, with a minimum of 9 of the 18 credits being completed at Brockport. After matriculation, all 400-level courses must be taken at Brockport.
A student's cumulative GPA in Brockport courses used to satisfy requirements of the minor must be at least 2.0.
- ACC 281 Introduction to Financial Accounting
- ACC 282 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
- ACC 383 Introduction to Accounting Systems and Software
- ACC 385 Intermediate Accounting I
- ACC 386 Intermediate Accounting II
- ONE elective selected from:
- ACC 388 Cost Accounting
- ACC 485 Federal Income Tax I
- ACC 486 Advanced Accounting
- ACC 487 Auditing
- ACC 488 Federal Income Tax II
- ACC 489 Accounting for Not-For-Profit Entities
Note: Minors should carefully check the course descriptions to ensure they have completed the prerequisites for the electives that they choose.