Accounting & Finance

Finance Model Degree Plan

Fall 2013 - Current

Total Semester Hours: 120

These plans are to be used as guides and not to supersede University catalog requirements. The Model Degree Plan will differ for students at Quad Cities campus. Consult your Academic Advisor for details.

Semester One

  • CS 101, Introduction to Computers I (3 s.h.)
  • PSY 100, Introductory Psychology or SOC 100, Introduction to Sociology (3 s.h.)
  • Elective (Depending on Math placement) (3 s.h.)
  • ENG 180, College Writing I (3 s.h.)
  • MGT 125, Business and Technology in a Global Society or ECON 170, The Global Economic Environment (3 s.h.)
  • Human Well Being (1 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester Two

  • Lab Science for General Education (4 s.h.)
  • Humanities (3 s.h.)
  • MATH 137, Applied Calculus I (3 s.h.)
  • Human Well Being (2 s.h.)
  • Fine Arts Courses (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Three

  • ENG 280, College Writing II (3 s.h.) General Education/Communication Skills
  • STAT 171, General Elementary Statistics (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 201, Principles of Financial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ECON 231, Principles of Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Requirement (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Four

  • Multicultural Studies (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 202, Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ECON 232, Principles of Microeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • BL 230, The Legal Environment of Busines (3 s.h.)
  • COMM 241, Introduction to Public Speaking or COMM 242, Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Five

  • MGT 349, Principles of Management (3 s.h.)
  • MKTG 327, Marketing Principles (3 s.h.)
  • FIN 331, Financial Management I (3 s.h.)
  • CS 302, Spreadsheet and Database Applications (3 s.h.)
  • DS 303, Applied Business Forecasting and Regression Analysis (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Six

  • Any Elective (3 s.h.)
  • BCOM 320, Business Communications (3 s.h.)
  • FIN 321, Principles of Real Estate (3 s.h.)
  • FIN 341, Financial Institutions (3 s.h.)
  • FIN 351, Risk Management and Insurance (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Seven

  • Any Elective (3 s.h.)
  • 400 Level Finance Courses (3 s.h.)
  • IS 340, Introduction to Information Systems (3 s.h.)
  • 400 Level Finance Courses (3 s.h.)
  • FIN 371, Investments (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Eight

  • MGT 490, Business Strategy (3 s.h.)
  • 400 Level Finance Courses (3 s.h.)
  • Finance Directed Electives (3 s.h.)
  • Any Electives (2 s.h.)
  • 400 Level Finance Courses (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 14

Model Degree Plans

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