Minor in Accounting

About the Minor

Accounting is the language of business and so much more. It provides the critical information that guides decision-making at all levels of business, government, and non-profit organizations. The minor in Accounting is designed for students with varied backgrounds who seek to develop knowledge and skills in accounting fundamentals. 


  • No more than 2 courses or 8.0 credits required by a student’s major may be counted towards this minor.
  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better must be earned for each course in this minor for it to be counted.
  • No more than two transfer courses may be used to complete this minor. Transfer credits must be taken before matriculated at Drexel.
  • Students should check the pre-requisites of all classes when selecting electives. It is the responsibility of the student to know pre-requisites.
  • Business administration, business and engineering and economic students may complete any of the business minors, including economics, finance, international economics, legal studies, management information systems, marketing, business analytics, organizational management, technology innovation management, and operations and supply chain management. 
  • Cannot do a major and a minor in the same field of study

All prospective students should meet with an advisor from the College as soon as possible. Call 215.895.2110 to set up an appointment.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
or ACCT 110 Accounting for Professionals
ACCT 116Managerial Accounting Foundations4.0
TAX 341Federal Income Taxes4.0
or TAX 342 Advanced Federal Taxes
Select three (3) of the following: *12.0
Financial Reporting I
Financial Reporting II
Financial Reporting III
Cost Accounting
Principles of Auditing
Cannabis, Cookies and Cyberspace: The New Age of State & Local Taxation
Total Credits24.0
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