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Students in the Driehaus College of Business who minor in Accountancy will acquire skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating financial information to complement their major course of study.

Declaration Requirements

To declare a minor in Accountancy, a Driehaus student must meet the following requirements:
  • A minimum cumulative DePaul grade point average of 2.000
  • A minimum Accountancy grade point average of 2.000
  • No grade of IN, R, or lower than C- in any Accountancy course
  • Completion of one ACC course at DePaul 

Course Require​ments

In addition to ACC 101 and ACC 102, a Driehaus student minoring in Accountancy is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 16.0 hours:
Accountancy Electives to be chosen from:
ACC 250 CAREER MANAGEMENT FOR ACCOUNTANTS may not be used toward minor requirements.

Financial Reporting Series

Students who have taken the financial accounting course, ACC 307-H taught within the finance cohort are exempt from taking the financial accounting course ACC 304.

Students who have taken the financial accounting course, ACC 309-H taught within the finance cohort are exempt from taking the financial accounting courses ACC 305 and ACC 306.  A student exempt from ACC 306 due to completion of ACC 309 must take an additional Accountancy Elective to complete the hours required for the Accountancy minor.

Graduation Requ​irements

All Accountancy (ACC) courses and any courses used toward the Accountancy minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.

ACC 100


This course is a mandatory lab component of ACC 101- Introduction to Accounting I and emphasizes supplementary material to reinforce accounting principles concepts. This course is graded on an audit basis and carries no credit hours. CO-REQUISITE(S): ACC 101
ACC 101 is a corequisite for this class.

ACC 101


Introduction to Accounting I, provides an introduction to financial accounting as the means of recording, storing and summarizing economic events of the business enterprise to meet external reporting needs. Emphasis is placed on the preparation and analysis of financial statements and other financial reports to the public based on the accounting equation, accrual accounting concepts, and data gathering techniques. Topics include corporate accounting for current and long term assets and current liabilities, and the corporate income statement.
MAT 130 is a prerequisite for this class.

ACC 102


Introduction to Accounting II, a companion and sequel course to Accounting 101, continues to explore basic accounting fundamentals and concepts. The course provides an introduction to managerial accounting and internal reporting. Topics include financial accounting for long-term liabilities, the components of stockholders equity, the statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, budgeting and variance analysis, job costing for the service sector and cost analysis for decision-making.
ACC 101 is a prerequisite for this class.