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Minor in Accounting

Explore accounting practices while pursuing a bachelor's degree in another field.

The School of Business' online minor in accounting establishes a foundation for students preparing for careers in public and private accounting, and graduate study in accounting, business, and law.

To help you succeed in today's fast-changing business environment, the minor explores:

  • Transactions and accounting for assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses
  • Cost accounting concepts
  • Budgeting
  • Cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Managerial decision-making
  • Valuation of liabilities and equity
  • Revenue realization
  • Accounting changes
  • Income taxes
  • Leases
  • Financial statement disclosures

In addition to the analytical tools and technologies necessary to solve complex problems, the online accounting minor also emphasizes leadership skills within Saint Leo University's core values and traditions.

The program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), a professional accreditor for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world.


Minor Requirements

Accounting Courses (15 credits)

  • Course
  • Course Name
  • Credits
  • ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I 3

    An introduction to the preparation and use of accounting information found in financial statements. Topics include the analysis of transactions, and accounting for assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses. Interpretations of financial statements for measuring performance and making business decisions are emphasized.

    Prerequisites: Recommended Prerequisites: MAT 141 and COM 140

  • ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II 3

    An introduction to cost accounting concepts, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, and managerial decisions.

    Prerequisites: ACC 201

  • ACC 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3

    A study of the development of generally accepted accounting principles and valuation models in their application to financial statement presentations.

    Prerequisites: ACC 202

  • ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting II 3

    A continuation of generally accepted accounting principles development. The valuation of liabilities and equity, revenue realization, accounting changes, income taxes, leases, and financial statement disclosures.

    Prerequisites: ACC 301

  • Other upper-level (300- or 400-level) accounting course (3 credits)

Total Credits 15