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Minors

Minors help students acquire knowledge which supports their major and adds breadth to their education. NC State offers minors in over 200 areas of study.

Popular choices of minors for students the Poole College of Management include foreign languages or international studies but there are many options available to match your interests and future plans.

Poole also offers four minors for students in the college and from other colleges:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Economics

You’ll find more information about these minors below and on the linked websites.

Need to drop your minor, register for minor classes, or have a question?  That information can be found at the bottom of this page.

Accounting Minor

The Accounting Minor helps students:

  • Gain familiarity with financial accounting, managerial accounting, and other accounting topics.
  • Understand that accounting is an information system for measuring, processing, and communicating financial information about economic entities.
  • Understand how accounting information allows users to make reasoned choices among alternative uses of scarce resources in the conduct of business and economic activities.

Class Registration Information & Timeline

Declaration Form

(Submit online and allow 1-2 business days to process)

The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.

Business Administration Minor

The  Business Administration Minor provides an understanding of the language and basic concepts of business, fundamentals of economics, and core concepts of financial accounting. Building on that core foundation, students will pursue additional coursework in several areas of business.

The business administration minor is open to all majors except Accounting (ACC) and Business Administration (BUS) and requires a 3.0 or better cumulative NC State GPA.

The Business Administration minor is designed primarily as a summer program To successfully complete the minor, students are strongly encouraged to take non-restricted Poole courses during the summer terms or participate in a Poole Summer Abroad Program. Poole College does not guarantee after admission that you will be able to complete your minor if you only complete classes during the Fall & Spring terms.

Declaration Form

(Submit online and allow 1-2 business days to process)

Course Registration Timeline for Minors:

Business Administration minors will be able to enroll in 300-level minor classes for Fall term at 9am on August 1st and Spring term at 9am the last day of exams of the Fall semester regardless of enrollment date. Specific information about which class sections and enrollment dates for each semester can be found on the Poole Courses & Enrollment webpage. Please refer to this webpage each term for accurate course registration information.

Please be aware that course completion alone will not result in certification of the Business Administration minor.  In order for the minor to be certified, you must apply and be admitted to the Business Administration minor by your last semester at NC State. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.

Business Entrepreneurship Minor

The  Business Entrepreneurship Minor seeks to engage students in the process of identifying, evaluating, and implementing business opportunities that focus on value creation. This process includes the creation of new ventures, as well as adding value within existing companies through innovation applications.

The business entrepreneurship minor is open to all majors except Business Administration (BUS) and requires a 2.0 or better cumulative NC State GPA.

To successfully complete the minor, students are strongly encouraged to take non-restricted Poole courses during the summer terms or participate in a Poole Summer Abroad Program. Poole College does not guarantee after admission that you will be able to complete your minor if you only complete classes during the Fall & Spring terms.

Declaration Form

(Submit online and allow 1-2 business days to process)

Course Registration Timeline for Minors:

Business Entrepreneurship minors will be able to enroll in MIE classes for Fall term at 9am on August 1st and Spring term at 9am the last day of exams of the Fall semester regardless of enrollment date. Specific information about which class sections and enrollment dates for each semester can be found on the Poole Courses & Enrollment webpage. Please refer to this webpage each term for accurate course registration information.

Please be aware that course completion alone will not result in certification of the Business Entrepreneurship minor.  In order for the minor to be certified, you must declare the Business Entrepreneurship minor by your last semester at NC State. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.

Economics Minor

The Economics Minor is designed to give students an understanding of theory and methods of economics and to introduce them to the application of economics to contemporary social and market issues. The minor in economics is an excellent compliment to many fields of study in the University.

Declaration Form

(submit online and allow 1-2 business days to process)

To be admitted into the Economics Minor, students must have a 3.0 or better cumulative NC State GPA.

The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.

Dropping a Poole Minor

Please complete a drop form to remove a Poole College minor from your degree audit.

Minor Drop Form

Trying to Register for a Minor Class?

  • Classes, course sections and open enrollment dates for Poole minors can be found on the Poole Courses & Enrollment webpage.
  • 200 level Poole courses are not restricted and you may enroll in them on your registration date.
  • Business Administration Minor students may only register for 001 sections of courses on the minor enrollment date. Please review the Business Admin minor curriculum or your minor degree audit for a list of potential courses. All other sections are reserved for Poole majors.
Minor Enrollment Dates

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