UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

College Requirements

College of Business and Economics

Degree Requirements

To obtain a degree in the College of Business and Economics students must acquire a minimum of 120 semester hours. In order to complete a degree in four years, students need to take approximately 15 appropriate credits per semester. Students are encouraged to use advanced placement credits and transfer credits to provide flexibility in their programs and to expand their educational backgrounds. The College of Business and Economics professional adviser and faculty advisers will assist students to maximize their educational opportunities in an efficient manner.

The College of Business and Economics degree consists of the following components:

  • University Requirements:
    All students are required to take an American cultural diversity course and a global perspectives course. The American cultural diversity and global perspective requirements can fulfill another requirement in a student's major/minor program, if appropriate. These two university requirements need to be completed in any degree program and are not general education requirements.
  • Major:
    All students earning a major within the College of Business and Economics must complete at least half of their 120 credits required for graduation outside the college. 

Students majoring in Economics have the choice of graduating from the College of Business and Economics or from the College of Arts and Sciences. Students who graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences must meet that college’s requirements.

  • Minor, if required:
    In addition to the standard minors listed (Option A), College of Business and Economics students can design their own minors to meet their individual educational and career goals (Option B).
  • Electives:
    As required to reach a minimum total of 120 credits.

Majors

Options/Emphases

Minors

Accounting

 

 

Business Administration
 

Business Administration
(Finance, Management, Marketing or Marketing-Professional Sales)

 

 

Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems

Economics

  • College of Business and Economics
  • College of Arts and Sciences (Liberal Arts)