pcom 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.


The Accounting Minor offers:

  • 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
Declaration Form

(Complete and turn into Nelson 2150)

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

The  Business Administration Minor provides an understanding of the language and basic concepts of business, fundamentals of economics, and core concepts of financial accounting. Expanding on that core foundation, students will pursue a focus in either general management or entrepreneurship.

The business administration minor is open to all non-Business Administrations majors except Accounting (ACC) unless they select the Entrepreneurship track.

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 completed your minor if you only complete classes during the Fall & Spring terms.

Update (12/04/17): The business admin minor application is temporarily closed while the minor is reviewed by the college. Please continue to check this webpage for updates on the business administration minor.


Application Deadlines:

  • July 1st
  • December 1st

Students will be notified within 5 business days of their admission status after the most recent deadline has passed. Admitted students will have access to enroll in the following semester’s minor courses based on the schedule outlined below.

Eligibility to Apply:

  • Completed 30 hours of coursework (not including in progress classes)
  • Complete at least 15 hours at NC State
  • Meeting these eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission to the Minor in Business Administration. Students who do not meet these requirements will not be admitted to the minor.
  • Admission priority is given to students with strong cumulative GPAs.

BUS/MIE Course Registration Timeline for Minors:

Business Administration minors will be able to enroll in business classes for Fall term courses on August 1st and Spring term courses starting the last day of exams of the Fall semester regardless of enrollment date at 9AM. Specific information about which class sections and enrollment dates for each semester can be found on the Poole Courses & Enrollment webpage.

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 be 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.


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

(Complete and turn into Nelson 2150)

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. Turn in completed forms to Nelson 2150.

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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