B.A. in Business- Finance Emphasis Academic Plans

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B.A. in Business (Finance Emphasis) 2019-2020: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 106 Introduction to Business Applications1GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 BUS 100M or 130 Business Calculus or Business Problem Solving3
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 3
Second Language (S) course1 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 3
 15 3 16
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 210 Financial Accounting4World Cultures (U) course 3BUS 220 Principles of Marketing4
BUS 230 Principles of Management4 MAT 207M Statistical Analysis3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics4 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
THE 201 Christian Theology3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
  Elective 3
 15 3 13-16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 310 or 313 Intermediate Accounting I or Strategic Managerial Accounting3-4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3BUS 352 Financial Valuation3
BUS 326 Business Information Systems3 BUS 361 Business Law3
BUS 344 Managerial Finance4 BUS 390 Investments4
ECO 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3 Contemporary Systems (G) course 3
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 13-14 3 16
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 440 Capital Markets3Interim Off BUS 470 Finance Seminar3
BUS 481 Internship in Business3-4 Business or Economics Elective 3
Business or Economics Elective 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Electives 6 Electives 4
 15-16 0 13
Total Credits 125-130

This program assumes a student will use BUS 100M or MAT 207M to meet the general education mathematics requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Business (Finance Emphasis) 2019-2020: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BUS 100M or 130 Business Calculus or Business Problem Solving3
BUS 106 Introduction to Business Applications1 GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3 Elective 3
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 12-15 4 13
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 210 Financial Accounting4World Cultures (U) course 3BUS 220 Principles of Marketing4
BUS 230 Principles of Management4 MAT 207M Statistical Analysis3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Electives 4
 16 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 313 or 310 Strategic Managerial Accounting or Intermediate Accounting I3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3BUS 352 Financial Valuation3
BUS 326 Business Information Systems3 BUS 390 Investments4
BUS 344 Managerial Finance4 Contemporary Systems (G) course 3
ECO 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS 361 Business Law3Interim Off BUS 470 Finance Seminar3
BUS 440 Capital Markets3 BUS 481 Internship in Business4
Business or Economics Elective 3 Elective 4
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Electives 4 Business or Economics Elective 3
 13-16 0 17
Total Credits 123-129

This program assumes a student will use BUS 100M or MAT 207M to meet the general education mathematics requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

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