The Accounting Minor is a valuable addition to any major(s) you choose at MMC. Your major provides strong liberal arts and/or pre-professional training in a specific area of study. The Accounting Minor provides knowledge and skills to support you in the workplace.
LEARNING GOALS FOR THE MINOR IN ACCOUNTING
- Business functions: Students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of generally accepted financial accounting principles. They will identify a publicly traded company’s choice among alternative accounting methods and analyze how the choice affected the financial results as presented in the financial statements.
- Quantitative and technological skills: Students will record financial transactions and prepare financial statements.
- Critical thinking skills: Students will analyze financial transactions and articulate whether the presentation of the transactions are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. They will support their conclusion with examples of proper presentation as provided by the accounting regulations.
- Communication skills: Students will communicate their basic knowledge of financial statement analysis using proper business terminology.