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Minor in Accounting

An added asset to any degree.

Understand the system for developing and communicating financial information. Provide decision makers with information regarding the economic status and activity of individuals, business organizations and government agencies. Learn key drivers in investment decisions, evaluating management, negotiations, and levying taxes.

Having a grasp of accounting — the “language of business” — can benefit your career and your life as well.

A business degree matched with an accounting minor from William Woods University can give you the added skills to excel in your workplace. General understanding of how finances work can help you as a business owner, equestrian practice owner, analyst, marketer, lawyer or paralegal, and simply as a tax-paying citizen.

Learn technical skills for producing financial statements according to accounting industry standards; computer skills in Excel, Word, Access, and Quickbooks; and General Business knowledge in economics, finance, ethics, law, and math. Coursework includes Principles of Accounting I and II, and a range of accounting elective topics to choose from.


The minor in accounting at William Woods University includes 6 required course credits and 12 required elective course credits.

Courses you may take:

ACC 240 - Principles of Accounting I - 3.00

An introduction to the principles underlying accounting information. The course will focus on the role that accounting information plays in planning, evaluating, and recording operating activities of businesses. An introduction to financial statements is also included. In this course students will summarize financial data and construct basic financial statements using various software tools such as Excel and QuickBooks.

ACC 241 - Principles of Accounting II - 3.00

This course extends the concepts of ACC 240 Methods for evaluating management decisions will be included through the study of financial statement analysis. Students will be able to interpret the financial position of a company based on their organization of the financial data that is compiles using various software tools such as Excel and QuickBooks. Prerequisite: ACC 240


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