<


Minors and Double Majors in Business

Minors And Double Majors In Business For Business Majors

Minors Outside of the Neeley School

Business students are not required to have a minor but may obtain one outside the M.J. Neeley School of Business by completing the requirements outlined by the department in which the minor is offered. Students should check with the Neeley Student Resource Center to see if any additional paperwork is required.

Minor in Accounting

Students majoring in business may pursue an accounting minor. The goal of the minor is to provide a secondary area of expertise for students majoring in E-Business, Entrepreneurial Management, Finance, (Finance with Real Estate Emphasis), or Marketing. By combining one of these majors with a minor in accounting, the student is prepared for a greater number of career opportunities and gains more flexibility. In addition, students majoring in other areas of business sometimes take electives in accounting. The designation of an accounting minor provides such students with additional evidence of subject matter expertise. The minor in accounting requires 18 semester hours of coursework. Once a student matriculates at TCU, all coursework in the accounting minor must be completed at TCU.

Required Courses: 18 semester hours
ACCT 20153 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 20163 Principles of Managerial Accounting
ACCT 30153 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
ACCT 30163 Cost Accounting
ACCT 30253 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
ACCT 30303 Introduction to Federal Taxation

Minimum GPA: To graduate with a minor in accounting, students must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.50 in courses making up the minor.

Minor in Finance

Students majoring in business may pursue a finance minor. The goal of the minor is to provide a secondary area of expertise for students majoring in Accounting, E-Business, Entrepreneurial Management, or Marketing. By combining one of these majors with a minor in finance, the student is prepared for a greater number of career opportunities and gains more flexibility. In addition, students majoring in other area of business sometimes take electives in finance. The designation of a finance minor provides such students with additional evidence of subject matter expertise.

The minor in finance requires 18 semester hours of coursework. Once a student matriculates at TCU, all coursework in the finance minor must be completed at TCU.

Required Courses: 18 semester hours
FINA 30153 Financial Management
FINA 30203 Money and Banking
FINA 30213 Investments I*
ACCT 30153 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

In addition, the student must complete 6 semester hours of finance electives from the following:
FINA 40153 Advanced Financial Management
FINA 30233 Investments II
FINA 40183 Educational Investment Fund
FINA 40193 Educational Investment Fund
FINA 40623 International Finance
FINA 40613 Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis

*Registration for FINA 30213, Investments I, requires a grade of 85% or better on the Time Value of Money (TVM) Proficiency Exam. Contact the Finance and Decision Science Department Administrative Assistant for the times and locations of the TVM exam. In order to enroll in FINA 30213, all business students must obtain a Closed Class Permit from the Finance and Decision Science Department Administrative Assistant, which will be granted only to students who have passed the TVM with a grade of 85% or better.

Minimum GPA: To graduate with a minor in Finance, students must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.50 in courses making up the minor.

Double Majors

Accounting majors can double major in Finance by taking three additional courses:
FINA 30213 Investments I
FINA 30233 Investments II
FINA 40153 Advanced Financial Management provided they elect FINA 30203 Money and Banking to fulfill an elective requirement imposed by Accounting and ACCT 30303, Introduction to Federal Taxation, to fulfill the one course elective requirement for Finance.

Finance majors can double major in Accounting by taking three additional courses:
ACCT 30163 Cost Accounting
ACCT 40153 Advanced Accounting (Writing Emphasis)
ACCT 40223 Information Systems and Control provided they take ACCT 30303, Introduction to Federal Taxation, to fulfill the one course elective requirement for Finance.

A business student may earn an additional Bachelor degree in a field outside of the Neeley School by completing the requirements outlined by the University under "Additional Bachelor's Degree" in the Bachelor's Degree section of this Bulletin.

Courses of Instruction