2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Nicole Klein, Associate Director
Ness School of Management and Economics
Harding Hall
605-688-4141

Program Information

The Accounting minor provides students with advanced training in accounting, including managerial, financial, cost and income tax accounting. It is recommended for students with career interests in fields such as accounting, finance, business administration, and entrepreneurship. It provides a strong foundation for a graduate program in accounting.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students earning a minor in Accounting will be able to:

  • Record business transactions following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles;
  • Read and analyze financial statements;
  • Know the basics of cost determination and allocation;
  • Prepare income tax schedules and returns; and
  • Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical matters within the context of the discipline.

Academic Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for the courses in the minor.

Course Delivery Format

The program offers courses on campus, with limited online coursework, usually during the summer.

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