Finance

Business Administration Major-Finance

Lower Division 21 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.
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.
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.

Required Finance Courses 12 cr. hrs.
FINC 347 Financial Institutions 3 cr.
FINC 348 Investments 3 cr.
FINC 446 Intermediate Managerial Finance 3 cr.
FINC 450 Case Studies in Finance 3 cr.

Finance Electives: 9 cr. hrs.
Choose from:
FINC 314 Risk Management and Insurance 3 cr.
FINC 350 Real Estate 3 cr.
FINC 355 Multinational Financial Management 3 cr.
FINC 360 Financial Derivatives 3 cr.
FINC 379 Internship-Finance 3 cr.
FINC 389 Special Topics in Finance 3 cr.
FINC 448 Portfolio Management 3 cr.

Support Electives: 9 cr. hrs.
Choose 9 credits from any of following courses:
Accounting: ACCT 321, 322, 360, 356, 357, 461
Agricultural Economics: AGEC 355, 455
Communication Studies and Theatre Arts: COMS 213, 318
Economics: ECON 305, 340
English: ENGL 266, 367
Mathematics (Actuary): MATH 166, 167, 356, 371
Management: MNGT 320, 330, 355, 430
Marketing: MKTG 312, 325, 365
Philosophy: PHIL 304
Psychology: PSYC 265, 320

Required Supporting Courses: 7 - 8 cr. hrs.
A. CBE 100 Orientation to CBE 0.5 cr.
CBE 300 Professional Development 0.5 cr.
B. COMS 116 Business and Professional Communication 3 cr.
(waived if taken as Gen Ed)
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.

General Education Requirements 38 cr. hrs.

General Electives to reach 120 credits (minimum to graduate)


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.

Department of Accounting and Finance

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

Charles Corcoran-Chair, Ali Dalkilic, Dawn Hukai, June Li, Carl Popelka, Reza Rahgozar, Megan Sun, Mary Tichich, Ellen Schultz-Academic Advisor. 

The vision of the College of Business and Economics is to be a community of choice and the regional leader in the acquisition, study, application and sharing of business, economics and information technology knowledge.  Consistent with this vision, the college is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

The finance curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful careers in corporate finance, financial institutions and services, and for graduate study. For example, finance graduates secure jobs in banking, insurance, real estate, the investment industry, financial planning, and risk management.

Admission Requirements

1. For all majors in the College of Business and Economics (CBE):
Completion of at least 27 required general education credits with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

2. Additionally, the following must be completed, or in progress for completion, during the semester preceding admission:
GPA of 2.50 in ACCT 231, ACCT 232; CBE 100; ECON 201, ECON 202; CSIS 215; ECON 205 or MATH 156 or MATH 166; ECON 226 or MATH 226; COMS 116 or ENGL 266.


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