Jul 15, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Accounting Minor/BIS

  • Grade Requirements: Candidates for minors must complete all prerequisite and required business and economics courses with a grade of “C-” or higher. In addition, the cumulative Business Foundations GPA, John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics (minor) GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 30 credit hours is required. Of the 30 hours, 15 hours are accounting classes and the remaining classes are support courses.
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  • Program Code: 4001
  • CIPC: 521301

For Goddard School majors other than finance, this minor includes up to nine credit hours of course work beyond requirements in major field, depending on the electives chosen. Finance majors can complete an accounting minor with no additional hours beyond the major requirements, depending on the electives chosen.

This minor is available to all students. Business students must complete the minor requirements in addition to all major requirements. All prerequisites for required courses must be satisfied.


Advisement is strongly encouraged for all Goddard School majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics section of this catalog.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Associates of Science as well as students pursuing minors in Accounting, Finance, or Economics. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899. Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.

Required Support Course (3 or 4 hours)

MATH 1010  is a prerequisite for ECON 2010  and ECON 2020 . MATH 1050  or MATH 1090  is a prerequisite for QUAN 2600 .

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Business Foundations (17 Hours)

The Goddard School Business Foundations courses serve as prerequisites for the accounting minor required and elective classes. Although not every required or elective class has every Business Foundations class as a prerequisite, students cannot earn the accounting minor without completing all the Goddard School Business Foundations courses.