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Suggested Four-Year Plan: Finance

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
  • ECON 170 or MGT 125, 3 hrs
  • CS 101, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Second Semester
  • MATH 137, 3 hrs
  • Lab Science, 4 hrs
  • Humanities, 3 hrs
  • Human Well Being^, 3 hrs
  • Multicultural*, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 16

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
  • Humanities/Fine Arts*, 3 hrs
  • ACCT 202, 3 hrs
  • ECON 232, 3 hrs
  • BL 230, 3 hrs
  • COMM 241, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15

Junior Year

First Semester
  • FIN 371, 3 hrs
  • CS 302, 3 hrs
  • DS 303, 3 hrs
  • MGT 349, 3 hrs
  • MKTG 327, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Second Semester
  • FIN 321, 3 hrs
  • FIN 341, 3 hrs
  • FIN 351, 3 hrs
  • BCOM 320, 3 hrs
  • Open Elective, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15

Senior Year

First Semester
  • FIN 371, 3 hrs
  • FIN 431, 3 hrs
  • FIN 497, 3 hrs
  • IS 340, 3 hrs
  • Open elective, 3 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 15
Second Semester
  • FIN 400 level elective, 3 hrs
  • FIN 441, 3 hrs
  • FIN directed elective, 3 hrs
  • MGT 490, 3 hrs
  • Open Elective, 2 hrs
  • TOTAL HOURS: 14
Notes

^ Human Well Being must include two departments.

* See advisor for ways to meet the Foreign Language/Global Issues requirement.

Additional Requirements

Begin math requirements first semester freshman year.

Upon initial or re-entry full-time enrollment at Western Illinois University, students with 11 or fewer semester hours completed must enroll in and pass two FYE courses. Students with 12-23 hours completed must enroll in and pass one FYE course.

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.

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

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