Supplement your current field of study with a better understanding of accountancy.
An accounting minor complements business, engineering, and liberal arts degrees.
On Campus or Online
Est. time to complete:
1 - 2 years
Why pursue an accounting minor?
In almost every career path accounting metrics are used to manage entities, evaluate
performance and determine compensation. With a minor in accountancy you'll prepare
yourself with the financial skills employers across all industries are looking for.
An accounting minor from UND teaches skills that can contribute to moving into management
positions and other successful career trajectories.
In the program, you'll gain competencies in accounting skills that will help with
responsibilities related to financial analysis, budgeting and performance evaluation.
Courses also include applications that develop data analytics skills.
You'll also gain access to the UND's strong alumni base and be able to network as
you explore career opportunities.
Accounting Minor Courses
ACCT 413. Data Analytics Foundations in Accounting. 3 Credits.
This course will help students to gain an intuitive understanding of the concepts, advanced theories, and tools for data analytics. Students will learn a range of techniques starting with data exploring, linear regression, and progressing to deep networks. Students will also learn programing techniques including Python and R, to achieve the data analytics purpose. Specifically, students will learn coding techniques by using R programing to do data mining and Python programming to do different types of machine learning, along with visualization by R and power BI. The course will also cover integrating RPA (Robotic Process Automation) in accounting. F.
ACCT 410. Federal Individual Income Tax. 3 Credits.
Federal income tax relating to individuals to include the more complex tax situations. A computerized individual income tax preparation is used as a part of the course. Prerequisites: ACCT 201; Junior or Senior Standing; declared CoBPA majors only. F,S.
ACCT 416. Business Law for Accountants. 3 Credits.
Both foundational and advanced topics in business law relevant for the practice of public accountancy including agency law, contracts, negotiable instruments, ethics, legal representation in business, and the impact of selected governmental regulations on businesses. Prerequisites: Declared CoBPA majors or students admitted to the Master of Accountancy program, only. F,S,SS.
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