Apply to the Minor

Submission periods:

Applications will only be accepted during the first week of the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters (excluding Summer).

  • Fall 2014:         October 2, 2014             to          October 10, 2014
  • Winter 2015:  January 5, 2015              to          January 9, 2015
  • Spring 2015:  March 30, 2015               to          April 3, 2015

Application Instructions
If you have completed all of your Accounting Minor prerequisite courses as well as met all of the admissions requirements, which can be found below, please click on the application link. The link will take you to the new online application. If you have any questions or concerns about the process, please contact the Accounting Minor office directly. 

Admissions Requirements:

For more detailed information on the new requirements please download this brochure.

To be considered for admission to the Accounting Minor Program, you must meet the following criteria:

Students that took:

Mgmt 1A and 1B at UCLA

Students that took:

Mgmt 1A and/or 1B at a Different University

Must have completed at least 90 units. Including any AP courses that were taken.

Must have completed 90 units and Two regular quarters at UCLA as a full-time student.

Earn a prerequisite and cumulative UCLA GPA of at least a 3.2.

Earning a C or better in each prerequisite course.

Earn a prerequisite and cumulative UCLA GPA of at least a 3.2.

Earning a C or better in each prerequisite course.

Earn at least a B in both Mgmt 1A and 1B.

If you do not earn a B, you must take Mgmt 120A earning at least a B. Mgmt 120A will not be included in pre-requisite GPA calculations.

Must take Mgmt 120A and Mgmt 122 earning a minimum average GPA of a 3.0 Your 1A and 1B grades from a prior school will be calculated into your pre-requisite GPA.

Please Note:

You can only repeat one prerequisite course and one of the upper division courses.

To repeat a course, you must earn a C - or below

You need to take all of the accounting courses for a letter grade.


Prerequisite Courses:

Transfer students and/or students who have taken similar prerequisite classes at another institution: go to www.assist.org to see if classes taken satisfy prerequisite requirements. If the class is not listed please email a detailed syllabus of the course to the Director of Student Affairs: Rachel.Saar@anderson.ucla.edu for approval.

 

PRE-REQUISTES COURSES:

1. Management 1A. Principles of Accounting. (4 units) Not open to students with freshmen status. Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to financial accounting principles, including preparation and analysis of financial transactions and financial statements. Valuation and recording of asset-related transactions, including cash, receivables, marketable securities, inventories, and long-lived assets. Current liabilities.                             

2. Management 1B. Principles of Accounting. (4 units) Prerequisite: Mgmt 1A. Not open to students with freshmen status. Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Completion of balance sheet with emphasis on debt and equity, including in-depth introduction to time value of money concepts. Introduction to partnership and individual income tax accounting. 

3. Economics 1.  Principles of Economics. (4 units) Introduction to principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of economic policy. Emphasis on allocation of resources and distribution of income through the price system.

4. Economics 2.  Principles of Economics. (4 units) Prerequisite: Economics 1 with a grade of C or better. Introduction to principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of economic policy. Emphasis on aggregative economics, including national income, monetary and fiscal policy, and international trade.

5. Any Statistics Course: Must be UCLA Approved

6. Any Writing II class:   Must be UCLA Approved

Please note: You are only required to take either 3A or 31A and 3B or 31B

7. Math 3A. Calculus for Life Sciences Students. (4 units) Prerequisite: three and one-half years of high school mathematics (including trigonometry). Requisite: successful completion of Mathematics Diagnostic Test (score of 36 or better) or course 1 at UCLA with a grade of C or better. Not open for credit to students with credit in another calculus sequence. Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Techniques and applications of differential calculus.

Math 31A.  Calculus and Analytic Geometry. (4 units) Prerequisite: at least three and one-half years of high school mathematics (including some coordinate geometry and trigonometry). Prerequisite: successful completion of Mathematics Diagnostic Test or course 1 with a grade of C or better. Differential calculus and applications; introduction to integration. 

8. Math 3B. Calculus for Life Sciences Students. (4 units) Prerequisite: Math 3A with a grade of C or better. Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Techniques and applications of integral calculus, introduction to differential equations and multi-variable differential calculus. 

Math 31B. Calculus and Analytic Geometry. (4 units) Prerequisite: Math 31A with a grade of C or better. Transcendental functions; methods and applications of integration.

ADMITTED MINOR STUDENTS: General Guidelines

All upper division coursework for the minor must be completed at UCLA.

You must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher, and earn a grade of C or better in all minor courses to remain in the Minor in Accounting Program.

All required courses must be taken for a letter grade.

You can apply to the minor your very last quarter (right before you graduate) as long as you have completed all the necessary requirements, you will be accepted and graduate with the minor.

BUSINESS ECONOMIC MAJORS: New Requirements 

The Academic Senate now requires Business Economics majors, admitted Fall 2011 or after, to take one additional accounting or business elective course.