Financial analysis and management skills enhance your preparation for success in your
current field of study.
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 have the opportunity to participate in a robust internship program and
gain access to the UND's strong alumni base 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. Prerequisite: ACCT 201. 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. Prerequisite: Declared CoBPA majors or students admitted to the Master of Accountancy program, only. F,S,SS.
ACCT 200. Elements of Accounting I. 3 Credits.
Basic principles of the complete accounting cycle. F,S.
ACCT 201. Elements of Accounting II. 3 Credits.
Special emphasis on partnership, corporate accounting, and the uses of accounting information by managers. Prerequisite: ACCT 200 or ACCT 275. F,S.
ACCT 301. Intermediate Accounting I. 3 Credits.
Concepts, time value of money, current assets, current liabilities, plant and equipment, and intangibles. Prerequisite: ACCT 201. F,S.
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