Accounting, Minor

Minor in Accounting

University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Fully Online
  • 21
    Credits
  • $259.00
    In-State
  • $396.00
    Out-of-State

Program Overview

The online Accounting, minor is designed to provide students with a foundation of the process of measuring performance in organizations and reporting it.

Students choose the online Accounting minor to: 

  • Increase career options as they mature in their profession.
  • Gain an understanding of how accounting information is generated and how to use that information to make smart business decisions.
  • Tailor coursework to their career goals.

Proper measurement and reporting of performance is key to business success. Those who will have their performance measured and those who will make decisions in or for organizations will benefit from a better understanding of accounting.

Career Outlook: According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for accountants and auditors is projected to grow at a rate of 6%, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Globalization, a growing economy and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors.

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. High school diploma or GED

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  • Complete and submit the online application for admission
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee

Courses You’ll Take

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
ACCT 350Intermediate Accounting I3
An in-depth student of the theory, concepts, and practice of financial accounting. Focus is on reporting useful information to third parties through basic corporate financial statements. Prerequisites: ACCT 251
MATH 102College Algebra3
A college level algebra course which includes a study of linear equations and inequalities, relations and functions, graphing of linear and quadratic functions, polynomial and rational functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, systems of equations, matrices, sequences and series, and other selected topics all of which are necessary for the study of calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 101 OR Math ACT score of 20 or greater and 2 years of high school algebra. Students may not enroll in MATH 102 after earning credit for MATH 115 or MATH 123.
ACCT 351Intermediate Accounting II3
A continuation of Intermediate Accounting I with emphasis on the more complex problems of financial reporting. Prerequisites: ACCT 350
ACCT 251Principles of Accounting II3
Continuation of the basic accounting cycle with particular attention given to development of special procedures for control, partnerships, and corporations. Analysis of financial information used within the organization by manufacturing and service businesses. Prerequisite: ACCT 250

Tuition & Fees

Nebraska Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$259.00
Fees
$57.25
Total
$316.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$777.00
Fees
$171.75
Total
$948.75

Out of State Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$396.00
Fees
$57.25
Total
$453.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$1188.00
Fees
$171.75
Total
$1359.75
Steven Hall, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair

Steven Hall has taught accounting for 30 years, getting his start at Washington State University. Hall's primary research interests lie in the area of financial reporting.

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