Accounting Minor


15 credits in Accounting minor courses, including:

BUS 1610Financial Accounting 13
BUS 2620Managerial Accounting 13
BUS 3610Corporate Financial Reporting13
Select two courses from the following list (5000-level courses require GSB Dean's Office or faculty approval):6
Individual Taxation
Special Topics (As Approved)
Corporate Financial Reporting2 2
Financial Statement Analysis
Adv Topics in Management Acctg
Taxation of Social Enterprises
Accounting Information Systems
Environmntl & Social Rprtng
Current Topics Fin Reporting
Special Topics (As Approved)
Advanced Accounting
Fraud Examination
Corporation Taxation
Gov't and NFP Accounting

A student must earn at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA in the Accounting minor courses.

Students may overlap only one course between two minors.

At least three of the five total minor courses must be completed at UVM or from an approved study abroad program. Transfer credit must follow the procedures and restrictions listed in the Grossman School of Business Academic Requirements.


Ineligible Major: Business Administration


ECON 1400Principles of Macroeconomics 33
or ECON 1450 Principles of Microeconomics

BUS 1610 and BUS 2620 must each be completed with a grade of C- or higher.


Students interested in pursuing their CPA and enrollment in the Masters of Accountancy degree (MAcc) are required to complete BUS 3611, as one of the 2 elective Accounting minor courses.


ECON 1400 or ECON 1450 must be completed with a grade no lower than a C-. Students interested in enrolling in the MAcc program are encouraged to take ECON 1450, which is a prerequisite for the MAcc program.

Other Information

Mobile Computing Requirement

Students are asked to have a portable computer and the software suite that meets the requirements of the Grossman School of Business. Please consult with a member of the University’s IT staff for specific information.

GSB Comprehensive Technology Fee

The Grossman School of Business charges an $75 Technology Fee per semester to all business majors, minors, and graduate students (Sustainable Innovation MBA and Master of Accountancy programs).

The GSB Technology Fee covers terminals, monitors, servers and computer lab systems (Ex: A/V hardware and hookups), and software related to instruction (Bloomberg terminals, research databases for instructional purposes, online poll service for classroom response system, and other). The fee also covers associated digital displays within the GSB Study Rooms.  Students who pay the fee get printing access for a limited amount of copies (180 per month). The fee also covers maintenance for printers, paper and print management system.

Computer Competency

Students are presumed to have basic microcomputer literacy, including working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software. Students lacking this basic knowledge are responsible for attaining it through course work, self-study, tutorials or workshops.