Minor in Accounting

About the Minor

Accounting is the language of financial data. Whether you are an artist, pro athlete, restaurateur, or CEO of a nonprofit or fortune 100 company, having basic understanding of accounting will equip you to make sound business decisions. The Accounting minor is available to all students enrolled at Drexel University. 


  • No more than 2 courses or 8.0 credits required by a student’s major may be counted towards this minor.
  • 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

Note: Another elective can be substituted with the prior approval of the department. 

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