Accounting - Minor

College of Business Administration
Department of Accounting
550 Business Administration Building
Kent Campus
330-672-2545
accounting@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/business/accounting


Description

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 is 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.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus:

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

  • Minimum 2.500 overall Kent State GPA; or if freshman, no GPA is required

Minor Requirements

[ACCT]

ACCT 23020INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (min B- grade)3
ACCT 23021INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING (min B- grade)3
ACCT 33001CORPORATE ACCOUNTING I (min C grade)3
ACCT 33004INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS (min C grade)3
ACCT 33010COST ACCOUNTING 3
ACCT 33012CORPORATE ACCOUNTING II 3
MIS 24053INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21

Progression Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.500
  • Students are expected to satisfy course prerequisites for each course required in the minor. Prerequisites are not tied to a particular catalog; therefore it is important to look at the most current information about a course.
  • To earn a College of Business Administration minor, students must complete at least 50 percent of the total required credit hours for the minor at Kent State University, at least 6 credit hours in the minor must be at the upper-division (30000 and 40000 level), and at least 6 credit hours in the minor must be different from courses in the student's major and minor(s). Student may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline
  • In computing the minor GPA, all attempts of 30000- and 40000-level courses are included in the calculation. Only the highest grade for all attempts in the 20000-level courses required in this minor are used for the calculation of the minor GPA.