UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Majors & Minors

Finance Academic Plan

Visit the College of Business and Economics Business Administration - Finance page to learn more about the program.

Printable Four Year Plan

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

CBE 100 Orientation to CBE - 2
MATH 146 College Algebra (M) - 3
ENGL 100 (CW) Academic Reading/Writing - 3
MNGT 105 BizTechU - 3
Choose: General Education- 3 
GEN ED: PE 108 Health & Wellness (HW) - 1
Total semester credits - 15

ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics - 3
COMS 101 Public Speaking (CS) - 3 Choose: GEN ED - 3
Choose: GEN ED - 3
Choose: GEN ED - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore
Year

ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I - 3
ECON 202 Macroeconomics - 3
ECON or MATH 226 (Math 146) - 3 
Choose: GEN ED - 3
Choose: GEN ED - 3
Total semester credits - 15

CBE 300 Professional Development - 1
ACCT 232 Principles of Accounting II - 3
FINC 345 Managerial Finance - 3
BLAW 265 Business Law I - 3
MNGT 300 Mngt and Organizational Behavior - 3
Choose: GEN ED - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing - 3
FINC 347 Financial Institutions - 3
FINC 348 Investments - 3
American Cultural Diversity D - 3
Choose: GEN ED - 3
Total semester credits - 15

FINC 446 Intermediate Managerial Finance (FINC 345) - 3
FINC Support Elective (list below) - 3
FINC Elective (list below) - 3
MNGT 361 Operations Management - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

FINC Elective (list below) - 3
FINC Support Elective (list below) - 3
ECON 326 Analytics for Business & Econ - 3
Global Perspectives (G) - 3
Minor/General Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 15

MNGT 485 Strategic Management - 3
FINC Elective (list below) - 3
FINC Support Elective (list below) - 3
Minor/General Elective - 3
Minor/General Elective - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Business Administration Degree Requirements

General Education - 34 cr.
American Cultural Diversity and Global Perspectives - 6 cr.
Major Requirements - 69 cr.
Electives - 11 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 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.

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.

Finance Electives:
Choose nine (9) credits from FINC 314, 350, 355, 360, 379, 389, 448, 450
Finance Support Electives:
Choose nine (9) credits from ACCT 321, 322, 356, 360, 366, 461; AGEC 355, 455; COMS 213, 318; ECON 305, 340; ENGL 266, 367; MATH 166, 167, 356, 371: MNGT 320, 330, 355, 430; MKTG 312, 325, 365; PHIL 304; PSYC 265, 320