The Minor in Financial Information provides broad exposure to business finances for non-business majors. Students who plan to begin a full-time or side business will get the information they need to understand and analyze the costing, payroll, tax, and other accounting aspects of their activity. 

Key learning objectives of the Minor in Financial information include: 

  • Explore reporting of financial performance, including the contents of each financial statement, and their meanings.
  • Develop an understanding of the US income tax system, including individuals and businesses.
  • Learn methods of costing products and services and using those costs to make resource allocation and pricing decisions. 

Minor Requirements

Not open to students in most Miller College of Business majors. 

No more than six (6) credit hours may be used in completion of both the Minor in Financial Information and another minor program. 

Credits

15

Classes You Will Take

Students must complete one (1) of: ACC 305 (3 cr, ACC 201 prerequisite recommended) OR ACC 401 (3 cr) 

  • ACC 305: Accounting Information Systems 
  • ACC 401: Introduction to Taxation 

Student must complete one (1) course from: ACC 305 (3 cr, ONLY if not used in requirement above), ACC 401 (3 cr, ONLY if not used in requirement above), FIN 300 (3 cr), BUSA 205 (3 cr), and CIS 228 (3 cr) 

  • ACC 305: Accounting Information Systems 
  • ACC 401: Introduction to Taxation 
  • FIN 300: Principles of Finance 
  • CIS 228: Advanced Microcomputer Applications for Business 
  • BA 205: Foundations of Business Analytics 
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How to Enroll

If you’re interested in pursuing this minor, please visit the Upper Division Advising Center in North Quad (NQ) 340.

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