Accounting Minor

Because Accounting is the Language of Business

An accounting minor allows students to sample the accounting field while still focusing on their major. An accounting minor greatly compliments the skills developed in almost all business disciplines and allows non-accounting majors to broaden their education at Western.

While accounting may not be your main field of study, the principles of accounting are useful in many career paths. Accounting is widely considered the language of business, and your understanding of key concepts will equip you in the business world.

Declaring Your Accounting Minor

Complete your Minor Declaration Online -  Accounting Minor Form

Accounting Minor Curriculum (24 Credits)

Registering for Classes

  • Non-Business Majors:  Meet or email your Accounting Minor Advisor  each quarter to plan your classes and arrange overrides to register for upper-level accounting classes. 
  • Business Majors: As a major in the College of Business and Economics, you can register for 300- and 400-level accounting courses if you have provisional or full major status in your declared major.

During the first week of Phase I registration, enrollment in 300- and 400-level accounting courses is restricted to majors who have to take the class as a requirement in their major. After the first week, upper-level accounting courses are made available to all CBE majors who have completed the foundation courses and met the prerequisites.

Contacting Your Minor Advisor:

Michelle Stach
Academic Department Manager
Department of Accounting
Parks Hall 451
michelle.stach@wwu.edu