A minor in accounting from Wichita State’s AACSB-accredited Barton School of Business will equip you with basic accounting principles and practices essential for success in a wide range of careers—from banking and finance to entrepreneurship. The minor is a valuable asset to virtually any business or non-business degree.

Learn how accounting is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

Before you can take courses within the Barton School of Business, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Business school relocates to new, state-of-the-art building

Wayne and Kay Woolsey Hall, the new home of the Barton School of Business, is now open on the Wichita State University Innovation Campus. The 125,000-square-foot, LEED-certified facility is designed to foster collaboration among students, faculty and partners in the business community, as well as provide students with more internship opportunities.


The minor in accounting is available to any non-accounting major and consists of 18 credit hours, including nine hours covering the basics of:

  • business software
  • financial accounting
  • managerial accounting

In addition, you’ll take nine credit hours of upper-division accounting courses.


WSU’s vast industry connections—and experience-based learning for every major—gives accounting students the chance to grow their professional network, build a resume and earn a paycheck, all while still in school, leading to dream careers as:

  • accountants and auditors
  • credit analysts
  • financial and tax examiners
  • revenue agents

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