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Accounting (minor)

Many students choose an accounting minor to prepare for a more general career in business.

In addition to providing technical accounting knowledge, course work in this minor emphasizes communications and computer skills while developing your analytical abilities.

ODU's online accounting degree programs provide a broad-based education, preparing you for a wide variety of career objectives.

Required Courses

You must complete ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I (three credit hours) and three 300/400 level ACCT courses (nine credit hours). See the undergraduate catalog for restrictions and course prerequisites.

Admission Information

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU. You will need to be accepted into ODU as an undergraduate degree-seeking student.

All ODU undergraduate distance learning programs are degree completion programs.

Learning Environment

Courses are offered in this technology:

Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.

Calculating Cost

Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification Cost per credit hour
Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile) $299
Students living outside of Virginia $314
* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile $838


Rates are effective Fall 2014 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.

For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.