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Finance Sample 4-Year Plan

This is only a sample plan and requirements are subject to change and may vary based on catalog year, placement tests, AP/CLEP credit, transfer work, summer school, etc. The official degree requirements are found in the University General Catalog and all University of Arizona students should refer to their Academic Advisement Report through UAccess for their specific requirements for graduation.

Freshman Year

1st Semester
Course  
Units
ENGL 101* First Year Composition
MIS 111* Computers and Internetworked Society
MIS 111L* Computers and Internetworked Society Lab
MATH 109C or 112 College Algebra Concepts and Applications
Tier I General Education
Tier I General Education
  
Attend UA Fall Career Days in September

3
3
1
3
3
3

Total  
16
2nd Semester
Course  
Units
ENGL 102* First Year Composition
MATH 116* Calculus Concepts for Business Majors
Tier I General Education
Tier I General Education
Tier I General Education
BNAD 100 Language and Context of Business
  
Attend Career Showcase in February and UA Spring Career Days in April
3
3
3
3
3
1
Total  
16
Summer

Use summer to catch up on math if behind in sequencing based on placement results prior to freshman year.

Sophomore Year

1st Semester
Course  
Units
MGMT 276* Statistical Inference in Management
ACCT 200* Introduction to Financial Accounting
ECON 200* Basic Economic Issues
Tier I General Education
Tier II General Education or Ethics**
BNAD 200 Career Management in Business
  
Attend UA Fall Career Days in September

3
3
3
3
3
1
Total  
16
2nd Semester
Course  
Units
ACCT 210* Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BNAD 277* Analytical Methods for Business
Tier II General Education
Tier II General Education
Tier II General Education or Ethics**
  
Attend Career Showcase and apply for Professional Admissions in February, and attend UA Spring Career Days in March.
3
4
3
3
3
Total  
16
Summer
We highly recommend that students participate in a study abroad and career-related experience.

Junior Year

1st Semester
Course  
Units
MGMT 310A Organization Behavior and Management
MKTG 361 Introduction to Marketing
BCOM 314R† Business Communication
FIN 360 Quantitative Financial Management
ACCT 400C Intermediate Financial Accounting
FIN 360L Quantitative Financial Management Lab

Attend UA Fall Career Days in September
3
3
3
3
3
1
Total  
16
2nd Semester
Course  
Units
ECON 300 Microeconomic Analysis for Business Decisions
MIS 373 Basic Operations Management
MIS 304 Using and Managing Information Systems
FIN 412 Corporate Financial Problems
FIN 421 Investments
  
Attend Career Showcase in February and UA Spring Career Days in March
3
3
3
3
3
Total  
15
Summer
Use summer to gain career-related experience through internships, study abroad, or volunteering.

Senior Year

1st Semester
Course  
Units
MGMT 402 Integrating Business Fundamentals with Ethics and Law in Management
ECON 330 Macroeconomic Institutions and Policy
FIN Major Course
FIN Major Course
ENTR 485 Innovating: Creating the Future

Attend UA Fall Career Days in September
3
3
3
3
3
Total  
15
2nd Semester
Course  
Units
FIN 498 (Senior Capstone)
FIN Major Course
Non-Eller Minor or Non-Eller Electives
Minor or Electives
  

Attend Career Showcase in February, UA Spring Career Days in March, and Graduation in May
1
1
7
3

Total  
12
Summer
Enjoy your summer and continue the job search if necessary!

The Second Language requirement is not represented in the advised sequence above. Students can meet this requirement by demonstrating second semester proficiency through examination or taking any of a variety of second semester language courses. Additionally, one course in the student's degree program must focus on Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Non-Western Area Studies. Some General Education classes are designed to fulfill this requirement. Each student needs to meet a minimum of 120 total credits and a minimum number of Non-Eller Elective credits offered outside the Eller College. Please consult with your Advisement Report and your Academic Advisor.

* Eller Foundation Courses: Required to apply for Professional Admission into the Professional Program. Professional Admission is required in order to take all 300 & 400-level Professional Core and Major Courses.

** Business Emphasis Area: Students are required to take one Ethics course. This course must be completed priort to graduation; it does not need to be completed before applying for Professional Admission.

† Students must pass the BCOM 314R writing assessment for graduation, otherwise BCOM 315 (2 units) must be completed in addition to the above coursework.

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