UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Accounting Major

Major Requirements - 66 Total Credits

Lower Division Requirements: 20 cr. hrs.
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.
MNGT 105 BizTechU 3 cr.
ECON 226 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
or MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics
CBE 100 First Year Seminar 2 cr.

Required Courses: 40 cr. hrs.
BLAW 265 Business Law I 3 cr.
BLAW 266 Business Law II 3 cr.
MNGT 300 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 cr.
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
FINC 345 Managerial Finance 3 cr.
ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting I 3 cr.
ACCT 322 Intermediate Accounting II 3 cr.
ACCT 356 Managerial Cost Accounting 3 cr.
ACCT 360 Federal Income Tax I 3 cr.
ACCT 361 Federal Income Tax II 3 cr.
ACCT 366 Accounting Systems 3 cr.
ACCT 430 Advanced Accounting 3 cr.
ACCT 461 Auditing 3 cr.
CBE 300 Professional Development 1 cr.

Directed Electives: 6 cr. hrs.
Choose upper-level (300-level and above) courses from MNGT, FINC, MKTG, ECON that are not already required. 

No 9000 level courses (transfer courses with no UWRF equivalent) will apply as directed electives.

Department of Accounting and Finance

124 South Hall
715-425-3335
www.uwrf.edu/CBE

Dawn Hukai-Chair, David Breger, Charles Corcoran, James Donato, Meiying Hua, Lori Nixon and Megan Sun. 

A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in the required accounting and business law courses to graduate with a major in accounting.

Students are required to have a minimum of 150 semester credit hours in order to be licensed as a CPA in Wisconsin and Minnesota.