Accounting Minor

  • Open to business or non-business students.
  • Understand basic business foundations, financial statements, and the accountant’s role in the management of a company.
  • Eight courses are prerequisites for the minor:
    ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles3
    ECON 1102Microeconomic Principles3
    HRM 1101Leadership and Organizational Management3
    ACCT 2101Financial Accounting3
    ACCT 2102Managerial Accounting3
    or ACCT 2521 Cost Accounting
    MKTG 2101Marketing Management3
    RMI 2101Introduction to Risk Management3
    STAT 2103Statistical Business Analytics (or STAT 2101 or MATH 1013)4
    One of the following can be substituted for STAT 2103 if required for the student's program:
    Probability, Statistics & Stochastic Methods
    Foundations in Statistical Methods
    Inferential Methods in Psychology
    Social Statistics
    Statistical Methods in Sociology
    Total Credit Hours25
  • Minimum grades of C- are required in prerequisite courses and are not calculated in the minor GPA.
  • Four departmental courses are required (three of these must be taken at Temple University):
    ACCT 3511Intermediate Accounting I3
    ACCT 3512Intermediate Accounting II3
    Select two additional courses in Accounting:6
    Cost Accounting 1
    Accounting Information Systems
    Federal Taxes on Income (recommended)
    Advanced Accounting
    Auditing (recommended)
    Total Credit Hours12
    1

    If ACCT 2521 is taken instead of ACCT 2102 for the foundation, it cannot also be used as one of the required accounting electives. 

  • Minimum grades of C are required in accounting courses unless otherwise specified.
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in courses in the minor is required.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.
  • Courses are available 100% online.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.