Forensic Accounting

The Forensic Accounting Minor provides business majors insight into the criminal justice aspects of accounting while presenting the investigative processes of accounting from engagement to conclusion. Students master the collection, analysis, and evaluation of evidential matter and communicate their findings to top management for careers in Information Systems Security, Security Analysis, Auditing, and Accounting Information Systems.


A minor must contain 15-18 semester hours of coursework, including at least 9 hours of upper-division courses at the 3000-4000 level. Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas A through E may not be counted toward completion of the minor, but courses taken in Core Area F may be used to fulfill minor requirements.

Required Courses*:
ACCT 3500Forensic Accounting3
CRJU 1100Intro to Criminal Justice3
MGIS 3390Management of IS Security3
Elective Courses*:
Select two electives:6
Accounting Information Systems
Criminal Law
Criminal Investigation I
The Law of Criminal Evidence
Management of Forensics
Forensic Psychology
* Grade of C or higher required.
Total Hours15