Example Course Plans
Finance Course Plan (first 3 semesters)
This is an example course plan based on the 2021-2022 University Catalog; your actual
schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to
select appropriate courses.
As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester
towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree audit tool.
*A student earning a score of 4 or 5 in both AP Microeconomics AND AP Macroeconomics
is not required to take ECON 100 for any majors within Accounting & Financial Services.
** MATH 110 or MATH 176 should be taken during the first four semesters.
***ECON 227 may be taken in any of the first four semesters, but is normally taken
in the sophomore year. If a student has received a unit of credit for AP Statistics
(score of 4 or 5), s/he is not required to take ECON 227.
Students interested in studying abroad should consult with an Finance faculty member
to decide what semester(s) would be most appropriate.
- Students should complete the following six courses by the end of their sophomore year
in order to move onto upper-level courses in the department: (1) Gateway, (2) MATH
110, 176 or proficiency; (3) ECON 100; (4) ECON 227; (5) ACC 112; (6) ACC 212.
- A grade of C- or higher must be earned in each of these courses.
- In addition, a student's cumulative GPA in these six courses must equal or exceed
- Students interested in double majoring should consult with a Finance faculty member
to consider a four-year plan.