UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Majors & Minors

Accounting Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Accounting. Academic Advising Plan.

Visit the Accounting and Finance Department in the College of Business and Economics to learn more.

Printable Four Year Plan

  Fall Spring
Freshman Year

CBE 100 Orientation to CBE - 2
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 - 14

ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics - 3
ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I - 3
General Education CS (COMS 101) - 3
General Education SI - 3
General Education SB - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore Year

ACCT 232 Principles of Accounting II - 3
CSIS 215 Information Systems for Business Management - 3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
General Education HF - 3
Total semester credits - 15

MNGT 300 Management and Organizational Behavior - 3
ECON 226 Introduction to Statistics
or MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics - 3
BLAW 265 Business Law I - 3
General Education EC - 3
General Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Junior
Year

CBE 300 Professional Development - 1
ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting I - 3
ACCT 356 Cost Accounting - 3
BLAW 266 Business Law II - 3
FINC 345 Managerial Finance - 3
General Education HW (P ED 108) - 1
Total semester credits - 14

ACCT 322 Intermediate Accounting II - 3
ACCT 366 Accounting Systems - 3
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing - 3
American Cultural Diversity (D) - 3
General Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

ACCT 360 Federal Income Tax I - 3
ACCT 430 Advanced Accounting - 3
ACCT 461 Auditing - 3
Accounting Elective - 3
Global Perspectives G - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ACCT 361 Federal Income Tax II - 3
Accounting Elective - 3
General Elective - 9
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 31 cr.
American Cultural Diversity and Global Perspectives - 6 cr.
Accounting Major - 66 cr.
General Electives - 17 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

 

Accounting students may choose to fulfill the 150 credit hour requirement for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure by completing a double major, a minor, or a graduate degree. The 150 credit hour rule is not a graduation requirement.

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.