Accounting & Finance

Suggested Four-Year Plan: Accountancy

This worksheet is to be used as a guide and not to supersede University catalog requirements.

Freshman Year

First Semester
  • MATH placement, 3 hrs
  • ENG 180, 3 hrs
  • PSY or SOC 100, 3 hrs
  • Humanities/Fine Arts, 3 hrs
  • CS 101, 3 hrs
  • Human Well Being^, 1 hr
  • TOTAL HOURS: 16
Second Semester
  • MATH 137, 3 hrs
  • Lab Science, 4 hrs
  • Humanities, 3 hrs
  • Human Well Being^, 2 hrs
  • Multicultural, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15

Sophomore Year

First Semester
  • STAT 171, 3 hrs
  • ENG 280, 3 hrs
  • ACCT 201, 3 hrs
  • ECON 231, 3 hrs
  • Fine Arts, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Second Semester
  • ACCT 202, 3 hrs
  • ECON 232, 3 hrs
  • CS 302, 3 hrs
  • COMM 241, 3 hrs
  • Open Elective, 2 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 14

Junior Year

First Semester
  • ACCT 341, 3 hrs
  • ACCT 351, 3 hrs
  • BCOM 320, 3 hrs
  • MGT 349, 3 hrs
  • Open Elective, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Second Semester
  • ACCT 342, 3 hrs
  • ACCT 371, 3 hrs
  • FIN 331, 3 hrs
  • IS 340, 3 hrs
  • MKTG 327, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15

Senior Year

First Semester
  • ACCT 441*, 3 hrs
  • ACCT 451, 3 hrs
  • ACCT elective, 3 hrs
  • BL 341, 3 hrs
  • DS 303, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Second Semester
  • ACCT 480, 3 hrs
  • ACCT elective, 3 hrs
  • ACCT directed elective, 3 hrs
  • MGT 481, 3 hrs
  • MGT 490, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Notes

^ Human Well Being must include two departments.

* Meets the Foreign Language/Global Issues requirement.

Accounting courses that are pre-requisites for other accounting courses must be completed with a "C" grade or better.

Additional Requirements

Begin math requirements first semester freshman year.

Upon initial or re-entry full-time enrollment at Western Illinois University, students with 23 or fewer semester hours completed must enroll in and pass one FYE course and UNIV 100.

Must have 60 semester hours to register for 300/400 level business courses.

Have a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate.

Enrollment in the Pre-Business program does not guarantee acceptance into one of the major areas as a candidate for the Bachelor of Business degree.

Pre-Business students who have earned 60 hours, but are otherwise ineligible to declare a business major, will be limited to a maximum of 29 hours of business courses and may be removed from business courses. Exceptions require permission from the Dean of the College of Business and Technology.

Transfer students must complete at least 50% of their accounting courses at WIU.

Bachelor of Business majors must complete at least 50% of the required business credit hours in residence.

04/07/14