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Accounting

College of Business Administration
Department of Accounting
Room 550, Business Administration Building
Tel: 330-672-2545
E-mail: accounting@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/business/accounting

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.

ACCOUNTING MINOR REQUIRMENTS (21 credit):   
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   
TOTAL     21    

Requirements to declare the accounting minor:

  • Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA; or if freshman, no GPA is required
  • 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 is required in the minor courses. 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.

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.

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