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Accounting Minor

Department of Accounting
College of Business Administration
Room 550, Business Administration Building
Tel: 330-672-2545
Fax: 330-672-5006

The accounting minor is for students desiring accounting education in financial statement preparation, budgeting, costing and accounting systems at a level beyond the user of financial information but less than the preparation for being a professional accountant. The minor will be especially useful to students whose career paths are in business, not-for-profit and governmental organizations where dealing with financial issues will be an important part of their duties. The accounting minor is open to all students in all majors based on the admission requirements outlined below.


Course Title Credits
ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
  33001 Corporate Accounting I 3
  33004 Introduction to Accounting Systems 3
  33010 Cost Accounting 3

33012  Corporate Accounting II 3
MIS 24053 Introduction to Computer Applications 3

Requirements to declare the accounting minor:

  • Officially declared major (not pre-major, general, undeclared/exploratory); however, advising is available and recommended anytime prior to declaration
  • Minimum 60 semester hours completed
  • Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum C (2.00) grade and 2.50 average GPA for all attempts in ACCT 23020 and 23021(or equivalents)

Requirement to graduate with an accounting minor:

  • Minimum 2.50 GPA (including all attempts) in the minor courses

Note: To earn a minor within the College of Business Administration, students must complete at least two courses in the minor at Kent State University on a graded basis. At least one of these courses must be at the upper-division (30000 or 40000) level.