UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Business Administration Major and Flexible Minor

Business Administration Major

Business Administration Major: 45 Total Credits
(with a minor or double major)

Lower Division 21 cr. hrs. 

Required of all majors before enrolling in any upper level division courses.

ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
ACCT 232 Principles of Accounting II 3 cr.
CSIS 215 Information Systems for Business Management 3 cr.
ECON 226 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
or MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics
BLAW 265 Business Law I 3 cr.

Upper Division 18 cr. hrs.
(Formal admission to CBE is required for enrollment in upper division courses.)

MNGT 300 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 cr.
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
FINC 345 Managerial Finance 3 cr.
ECON 326 Statistical Methods for Economics and Business 3 cr.
MNGT 361 Operations Management 3 cr.
MNGT 485 Strategic Management 3 cr.

Business Electives 6 cr. hrs.

Choose 6 credits of courses 300 level or higher from MKTG, MNGT or FINC.

Required Supporting Courses: 7- 8 cr. hrs.

A. CBE 100 Orientation to CBE 0.5 cr.
CBE 300 Professional Development 0.5 cr.

B. CSTA 116 Business and Professional Communication 3 cr.
(waived if taken as GenEd)
or ENGL 266 Business Writing 3 cr.

C. ECON 205 Quantitative Analysis 3 cr.
or MATH 156 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences 3 cr.
or MATH 166 Calculus I 4 cr.

Undergraduate Business Administration students may not transfer more than six credits of 300/400 level courses from non-AACSB accredited programs and institutions into the major.


Option B / Multidisciplinary Minor

College of Business and Economics students can design their own minors to meet their individual educational and career goals (Option B). 

An Option B minor is a special program of studies arranged around the particular academic and professional needs of the student. It consists of a core of courses from a major along with a grouping of other courses to meet the particular need. 

The program has a minimum of 60 credits with a minimum of 36 credits designated as the major and 24 as a minor. The program of study is designed by the student in consultation with the adviser and must be approved by the adviser and Dean of the College of Business and Economics.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration includes the following: 

  1. General Education requirements

  2. Business Administration major

  3. Option “B” minor or other minor (to reach the required 120 credits for graduation)

The best way to learn more about completing your degree by utilizing previously earned credits is to contact the Adult Degree Completion Program Directormail

A personalized plan is developed in consultation with you to fit your busy work and life schedule.