The Accounting minor pairs well with a variety of Saint Mary's majors. In particular, students with entrprenuerial aspirations will benefit from accounting coursework as allows them to take complete charge of their business, whatever it may be.
Goes great with:
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Music Industry - Business Track
- Sport Management
(From the 2011-13 Catalog)
A. All of the following:
This course provides an introduction to accounting with an emphasis on the interpretation and use of accounting information for effective business decision-making. The course employs an “information user/managerial approach” rather than an “information preparer approach.” Students are introduced to the accounting system, financial statement analysis, and quantitative managerial accounting techniques.
Prerequisite: mathematics competency.
This course is a study of financial accounting practices including information gathering, processing, recording, and reporting. Topics include the accounting cycle, current assets and liabilities, noncurrent assets and liabilities, equity, revenues, and expenses.
A comprehensive study of selected financial accounting topics, the course considers financial statements, short-term receivables and payables, inventories, plant assets, intangible assets, depreciation, current liabilities, contingencies and long-term liabilities. Similarities and differences between U.S. generally accepted accounting principles and international financial reporting standards are considered throughout the course.
Prerequisites: AC223 and M145.
B. Nine additional credits approved by the Business Department chair.
Thomas Marpe, Ed.D.
Chair, Business Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1455
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 6963