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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 outside of the School of Business and Economics, such as criminal justice students, will find that it gives them a competitive edge with organizations such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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 3.0 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

Program Requirements

All students pursuing the minor in accounting are bound by the policies, terms, and conditions proscribed for study in the School of Business Administration and Economics.

The minor in accounting onsists 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 Intorduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 283 Accounting Systems and Software
  • ACC 385 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 386 Intermediate Accounting II

Note: Minors should carefully check the course descriptions to ensure they have completed the prerequisites for the electives that they choose.