The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems, in collaboration with the Department of Criminal Justice and Political Science, offers a minor in Fraud Investigation. Students will study the causes of fraud, as well as the detection, investigation, and prevention of fraud. Students learn about the criminal justice system including law making, criminality, and prosecution of fraud and other types of crime. This minor will prepare students for possible careers in crime investigation, litigation support, or forensic accounting.
The Fraud Investigation minor has minimum entrance and completion requirements. See the Minor Requirements guide or contact the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems or the Department of Criminal Justice and Political Science for further information on requirements.
Fraud Investigation Minor
Required Credits: 20-21
This minor requires a grade of 'C' or better and a GPA of 2.50 in all courses that make up this minor. The only exception is ACCT 200 and ACCT 201, which require grades of 'B' or better to enroll in 300-400 level accounting courses.
|ACCT 200||Elements of Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 201||Elements of Accounting II||3|
|ACCT 410||Fraud Examination *||3|
|ACCT 411||Advanced Fraud Examination **||3|
|Criminal Justice Courses|
|CJ 201||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CJ 230||Criminology and Criminal Law||3|
|Criminal Justice or Political Science Course|
|CJ 330||Criminal Law and Procedure||2-3|
|or POLS 431||Constitutional Law-Criminal Justice|
Minor Requirements and Notes
- This minor must be declared with the College of Business. Acceptance into this minor program requires students to have a minimum institutional cumulative GPA of 2.50 and at least junior standing (60 credits). To complete a minor, students must earn at least a 2.50 GPA in courses used to satisfy minor requirements. Courses may not be taken pass/fail.
- If the cumulative GPA falls below the 2.50 after acceptance into the program, the student will not be allowed to register for the College of Business courses until his/her cumulative GPA returns to 2.50 or better.
- Approval for a minor does not guarantee enrollment in specific courses.
- A minimum of 8 credits must be taken at NDSU.