2024-2025 Catalog 
    May 29, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Accountancy (ACCT-MNR-BU) Minor

Location(s): Ferris Main Campus

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The Accountancy Minor complements major fields of study in other programs and enhances a students’ marketability in the business world by providing a more in-depth education regarding the financial information of an organization. It also allows students to choose a concentration in a particular area of accounting such as forensic accounting or taxation. The Accountancy Minor consists of six courses, or 18 credit hours. Four of the six courses are required and provide students with the accounting basics essential to all areas of accounting. The two electives can then be tailored to the interests of the student.

Admission Requirements

This minor is open to all students enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program, and may only be awarded to those not pursuing a degree in this subject area.

All Minor Requirements - 18 Credits Required

Minor Courses - 12 Credits Required

Electives - 6 Credits Required (Advisor Approval)

  • Elective Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Elective Course - 300 Level or Higher Credit Hours: 3


  • Students who return to the university after an interrupted enrollment, not including summer semester, must normally meet the requirements of the curriculum which are in effect at the time of their return, not the requirements which were in effect when they were originally admitted.
  • Students must be able to demonstrate competency in ISYS 105  topics or take ISYS 105 .
  • Credit Variance - Credits required may vary based on course placement, prerequisites, etc. If you have questions, contact your advisor.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from Ferris State University, students must meet both University and Programmatic Graduation Requirements.

University Graduation Requirements

These are the minimum graduation requirements for a minor at Ferris State University:

  • A GPA of 2.00 or higher must be achieved for the courses within the minor.
  • A minimum of 18 credits within the minor must be earned.
  • A minimum of 50 percent of minor credits must be earned from Ferris State University to meet the Residency requirement.
  • A minimum of 9 of the credits in the minor must be at the 200 level or higher.
  • A maximum of one-third of the credits, but no more than 7 credit hours, in a minor may overlap with the student’s major.
  • Up to 6 credit hours may overlap between any two minors.
  • The minor must be completed prior to or at the awarding of a bachelor’s degree.

Programmatic Graduation Requirements

These are the additional graduation requirements mandated by the program:

  • All requirements as specified in the All Minor Requirements section must be met.
  • A term prior to completion of the minor, students must log into MyFSU, and complete the “Apply for Graduation”. You will receive an email back with the next steps to take. Once this is done the Graduation Secretary will notify the Registrar who will note the completion of the minor.

Contact Information

Accountancy, Finance, & Info Systems - College of Business
(231) 591-2434
[email protected]

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