Business Administration Finance

Banking & Risk Management Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 111 Professional Enhancement I 1 cr
MATH 104 or MATH 106 3 cr
ENGL 150 or ENGL 151 3 cr
ACE 4 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Electives 2 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 150 Business Computer Applications 1 cr
ACCT 201 Introductory Accounting I 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ACCT 202 Introductory Accounting II 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ECON 215 Statistics 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
BSAD 220 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 222 Professional Enhancement II 1 cr
SCMS 350 Business Analytics/Information Analysis 3 cr
Electives 5 cr
COMM 286 or MRKT 257 3 cr
FINA 361 Finance 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 333 Professional Enhancement III 1 cr
BLAW 371 or BLAW 372 3 cr
MRKT 341 Marketing 3 cr
Electives 2 cr
FINA 363 Investment Principles 3 cr
FINA 365 Financial Institutions 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
SCMS 331 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
MNGT 301 Introduction to Management 3 cr
FINA 367 Fixed Income Investments 3 cr
FINA 338 or 465 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 444 Professional Enhancement IV 1 cr
FINA 338 or 465 3 cr
FINA 461/861 Advanced Finance 3 cr
Electives and/or *FINA 375 or 382 or 412 8 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MNGT 475/875 Business Policies and Strategies 3 cr
Electives 6 cr
BSAD 98 Senior Assessment 0 cr
Elective or *FINA 375 or 382 or 438 or 467 3 cr
FINA 475 Strategic Financial Management 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Notes

Year 1:
BSAD 111 should be taken the first semester and no later than the second semester.
BSAD 150 should be taken the second semester and does not count towards the 120 hours required for graduation.
Enrollment in MATH 104 or MATH 106 is based on results on the Math Placement Exam. Prerequisite enrollment in MATH 100A, 101, or 103 may be necessary to qualify. Math 106 is recommended for Finance.
Electives - These can be courses for a minor, major or for personal interest.
ACCT 201 - Can be taken upon completion of 14 hours of UNL credit and MATH 104 or MATH 106 with a C or better and a 2.5 GPA.
ECON 211 or ECON 212 - Can be taken upon completion of 12 credit hours. They are not sequential.
ACE 4, 5, 7, and 9 (non-business requirements) and Electives can be taken in any order.

Year 2:
Sophomore standing = completion of 27 credit hours.
Courses are interchangeable throughout year 2 as long as prerequisites are met.
A 2.5 GPA is required to enroll in ACCT 201, ACCT 202, and ECON 215. Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA throughout the program.
If 1st and 2nd year required course options are completed, most Year 3 options can be taken as long as prerequisites are met. Upper level finance courses require a minimum grade of C in Finance 361.
Hours for major cannot be taken pass/no pass.

Year 3:
Junior standing = completion of 53 credit hours.
Follow the major section (BCA) of your degree audit (DARS). There are several rules that you must watch in the Business Administration major.
Most courses are interchangeable throughout remaining time at UNL as long as prerequisites are met.
It is strongly recommended that you incorporate required prerequisite courses for your major in the 1st semester of the third year or sooner if prerequisites are met.
All majors (except Accounting) must include an international business course in their curriculum; most must include business electives as well.
All majors must meet the requirement for 300/400 level course work outside the business core.

Year 4:
*Only need 3 hours from FINA 375, 382, 412, 438 or 467. Some courses only taught in the fall and others in the spring.
Senior standing = completion of 88 credit hours.
MNGT 475 - Prerequisites must be completed to enroll with preference given to seniors graduating the same semester as enrollment.
BSAD 98 - Senior assessment must be completed in your final semester.
A 2.5 GPA is required to apply for graduation.
Residency rule - 30 out of last 36 credit hours must be taken at UNL.

CFA Investments Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 111 Professional Enhancement I 1 cr
MATH 104 or MATH 106 3 cr
ENGL 150 or ENGL 151 3 cr
ACE 4 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Electives 2 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 150 Business Computer Applications 1 cr
ACCT 201 Introductory Accounting I 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 222 Professional Enhancement II 1 cr
ACCT 202 Introductory Accounting II 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ECON 215 Statistics 3 cr
Electives 2 cr
BSAD 220 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FINA 361 Finance 3 cr
SCMS 350 Business Analytics/Information Analysis 3 cr
MRKT 341 Marketing 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
COMM 286 or MRKT 257 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 333 Professional Enhancement III 1 cr
FINA 363 Investment Principles 3 cr
BLAW 371 or BLAW 372 3 cr
Electives 5 cr
FINA 365 Financial Institutions 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
SCMS 331 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
MNGT 301 Introduction to Management 3 cr
FINA 367 Fixed Income Investments 3 cr
FINA 375 Financial Statement Analysis 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 444 Professional Enhancement IV 1 cr
FINA 461/861 Advanced Finance 3 cr
FINA 468/868 Portfolio Practicum I 3 cr
Electives 8 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FINA 469/869 Portfolio Practicum II 3 cr
MNGT 475/875 Business Policies and Strategies 3 cr
FINA 97 Ethics Assessment 0 cr
BSAD 98 Senior Assessment 0 cr
Electives 3 cr
FINA 467/867 Options, Futures and Derivative Securities 3 cr
FINA 475 Strategic Financial Management 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Notes

Year 1:
BSAD 111 should be taken the first semester and no later than the second semester.
BSAD 150 should be taken the second semester and does not count towards the 120 hours required for graduation.
Enrollment in MATH 104 or MATH 106 is based on results on the Math Placement Exam. Prerequisite enrollment in MATH 100A, 101, or 103 may be necessary to qualify.
Electives - These can be courses for a minor, major or for personal interest.
ACCT 201 - Can be taken upon completion of 14 hours of UNL credit and MATH 104 or MATH 106 with a C or better and a 2.5 GPA.
ECON 211 or ECON 212 - Can be taken upon completion of 12 credit hours. They are not sequential.
ACE 4, 5, 7, and 9 (non-business requirements) and Electives can be taken in any order.

Year 2:
Sophomore standing = completion of 27 credit hours.
Courses are interchangeable throughout year 2 as long as prerequisites are met.
A 2.5 GPA is required to enroll in ACCT 201, ACCT 202, and ECON 215. Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA throughout the program.
If 1st and 2nd year required course options are completed, most Year 3 options can be taken as long as prerequisites are met.
Hours for major cannot be taken pass/no pass.

Year 3:
Junior standing = completion of 53 credit hours.
Follow the major section (BCA) of your degree audit (DARS). There are several rules that you must watch in the Business Administration major.
Most courses are interchangeable throughout remaining time at UNL as long as prerequisites are met.
It is strongly recommended that you incorporate required prerequisite courses for your major in the 1st semester of the third year or sooner if prerequisites are met.
All majors (except Accounting) must include an international business course in their curriculum; most must include business electives as well.
All majors must meet the requirement for 300/400 level course work outside the business core.

Year 4:
Senior standing = completion of 88 credit hours.
MNGT 475 - Prerequisites must be completed to enroll with preference given to seniors graduating the same semester as enrollment.
BSAD 98 - Senior assessment must be completed in your final semester.
A 2.5 GPA is required to apply for graduation.
Residency rule - 30 out of last 36 credit hours must be taken at UNL.

General Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 111 Professional Enhancement I 1 cr
MATH 104 or MATH 106 3 cr
ENGL 150 or ENGL 151 3 cr
ACE 4 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Electives 2 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 150 Business Computer Applications 1 cr
ACCT 201 Introductory Accounting I 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ACCT 202 Introductory Accounting II 3 cr
ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ECON 215 Statistics 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
BSAD 220 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 222 Professional Enhancement II 1 cr
SCMS 350 Business Analytics/Information Analysis 3 cr
Electives 5 cr
COMM 286 or MRKT 257 3 cr
FINA 361 Finance 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 333 Professional Enhancement III 1 cr
BLAW 371 or BLAW 372 3 cr
MRKT 341 Marketing 3 cr
Electives 2 cr
FINA 363 Investment Principles 3 cr
FINA 365 Financial Institutions 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
SCMS 331 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3 cr
FINA Major: FINA 300/400 or ECON 311 or 312, ACCT 308 or 313 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
MNGT 301 Introduction to Management 3 cr
FINA 367 Fixed Income Investments 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSAD 444 Professional Enhancement IV 1 cr
FINA 461/861 Advanced Finance 3 cr
FINA Major: 400 level FINA course 3 cr
Electives 8 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
FINA Major: 400 level FINA course 3 cr
MNGT 475/875 Business Policies and Strategies 3 cr
Electives 6 cr
BSAD 98 Senior Assessment 0 cr
FINA 475 Strategic Financial Management 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Notes

Year 1:
BSAD 111 should be taken the first semester and no later than the second semester.
BSAD 150 should be taken the second semester and does not count towards the 120 hours required for graduation.
Enrollment in MATH 104 or MATH 106 is based on results on the Math Placement Exam. Prerequisite enrollment in MATH 100A, 101, or 103 may be necessary to qualify.
Electives - These can be courses for a minor, major or for personal interest.
ACCT 201 - Can be taken upon completion of 14 hours of UNL credit and MATH 104 or MATH 106 with a C or better and a 2.5 GPA.
ECON 211 or ECON 212 - Can be taken upon completion of 12 credit hours. They are not sequential.
ACE 4, 5, 7, and 9 (non-business requirements) and Electives can be taken in any order.

Year 2:
Sophomore standing = completion of 27 credit hours.
Courses are interchangeable throughout year 2 as long as prerequisites are met.
A 2.5 GPA is required to enroll in ACCT 201, ACCT 202, and ECON 215. Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA throughout the program.
If 1st and 2nd year required course options are completed, most Year 3 options can be taken as long as prerequisites are met.
Hours for major cannot be taken pass/no pass.

Year 3:
Junior standing = completion of 53 credit hours.
Follow the major section (BCA) of your degree audit (DARS). There are several rules that you must watch in the Business Administration major.
Most courses are interchangeable throughout remaining time at UNL as long as prerequisites are met.
It is strongly recommended that you incorporate required prerequisite courses for your major in the 1st semester of the third year or sooner if prerequisites are met.
All majors (except Accounting) must include an international business course in their curriculum; most must include business electives as well.
All majors must meet the requirement for 300/400 level course work outside the business core.

Year 4:
Senior standing = completion of 88 credit hours.
MNGT 475 - Prerequisites must be completed to enroll with preference given to seniors graduating the same semester as enrollment.
BSAD 98 - Senior assessment must be completed in your final semester.
A 2.5 GPA is required to apply for graduation.
Residency rule - 30 out of last 36 credit hours must be taken at UNL.

PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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