Accounting, Minor

A minor in accounting from the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business provides a working knowledge of the fundamentals of accounting.

Accounting encompasses a broad range of skills that include interpreting, analyzing and communicating financial activity. The ability to understand financial information is useful for decision making across all types of organizations and areas of interest.

Required Courses
ACCT 2200Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2220Accounting for Decision Making 3
ACCT 3110Financial Reporting I3
Elective Courses
Select three of the following:9
Cost Management *
Financial Reporting II
Accounting Information Systems ^
Federal Income Tax I
Total Credits18

Additional prerequisite:  BIZ 1002 Business Foundations Excel Lab (0 cr) or Microsoft Excel Level 1 certification.


Additional prerequisites:  BTM 2000 Introduction to Business Technology Management (3 cr) and BTM 2500 Data Modeling, Analysis and Visualization (3 cr).


Additional prerequisite: BTM 2000 Introduction to Business Technology Management (3 cr).

Continuation Standards

Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all courses used to fulfill the minor. 

Students must have a minimum 2.70 cumulative SLU grade point average (GPA) to enroll in 3000 or 4000-level accounting courses. If the GPA falls below a 2.70, students will have one semester to increase their GPA to a 2.70 or students will not be allowed to enroll in 3000 and 4000-level accounting courses.