UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Business Administration Academic Plan

Business Administration majors are encouraged to complete a minor or second major. For more information about business administration, visit the College of Business and Economics.


Fall Semester
Spring Semester

Freshman
Year

CBE 100 Orientation to CBE - 0.5
General Education CW (ENGL 100) - 3
General Education M (MATH 146) - 3
General Education SB - 3
General Education HF - 3
General Education SI - 3
Total semester credits - 15.5

ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics - 3
MATH 156 Calculus for Business and Social Science - 3
(or take ECON 205 in Semester 3)
General Education CS (COMS 116) - 3
General Education SI - 3
General Education SB - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore
Year

ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I - 3
CSIS 215 Info Systems for Business Mngt - 3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
2nd Major/Minor/General Elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ACCT 232 Principles of Accounting II - 3
BLAW 265 Business Law I - 3
ECON 226 or MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics - 3
2nd Major/Minor/General Elective course - 3
General Education HF - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Junior
Year

FINC 345 Managerial Finance - 3
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing - 3
MNGT 300 Mngt and Organizational Behavior - 3
2nd Major/Minor/General Elective course - 3
American Cultural Diversity D - 3
Total semester credits - 15

CBE 300 Professional Development - 0.5
ECON 326 Statistics for Business & Economics - 3
MKTG 361 Operations Management - 3
General Education HW (P ED 108) - 1
2nd Major/Minor/General Elective courses - 7
Total semester credits - 14.5

Senior
Year

General Education EC - 3
Business Elective (list below) - 3
2nd Major/Minor/General Elective courses - 9
Total semester credits - 15

MNGT 485 Strategic Management - 3
Business Elective (list below) - 3
Global Perspectives G - 3
2nd Major/Minor/General Elective courses - 6
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Business Administration Degree Requirements

General Education - 34 cr.
American Cultural Diversity and Global Perspectives - 6 cr.
Business Administration Major - 45 cr.
2nd Major/Minor/General Electives - 35 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers, students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

Individual Academic Advising Plans for finance, management, and marketing are also available.

Business Electives: Choose six credits of 300 level or higher courses from FINC, MKTG or MNGT (NOT including required courses FINC 345, MKTG 310, MNGT 300, MNGT 361 or MNGT 485).