Accounting Minor

Chair: Michael Peters, PhD., Alvin A Clay Professor of Accountancy
Associate Chair: James Emig, PhD.
Office: 3019 Bartley Hall
Telephone: 610-519-4340 


To earn the accounting minor, students must complete two required accounting courses plus the choice of one other accounting course. A minor in Accounting will supplement almost any business degree. For example,  many students pair an accounting minor with majors in Finance or Management Information Systems as jobs in these fields routinely engage with accounting.

Course Requirements for Accounting Minor (9 Credits)

Accounting minor requires three (3) unique ACC courses to fulfill the minor requirements. 

Note: ACC 3430, ACC 3460 (6 cr.), ACC 3470 (6 cr.), and ACC 3500 do not count toward Accounting elective course.

Sub-Total Credits

Also note: Accounting minor courses may fulfill the free elective requirements.

Total Credits:


The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Fall 2023 and beyond. Please consult the appropriate archived handbook available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog.