2020 - 2021 Major Map
Business (Financial Planning), BA
College/School: NAHCE College of Business

Location: Online



critical courseCritical Course
necessary courseNecessary Course
Term 1
0 - 16 Credit Hours▲
critical course
WPC 101: Student Success in Business
Hours: 1
CIS 105: Computer Applications and Information Technology (CS)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ENG 101 or ENG 102: First-Year Composition OR
ENG 105: Advanced First-Year Composition OR
ENG 107 or ENG 108: First-Year Composition
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
MAT 210: Brief Calculus (MA)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
SOC course (SB)
Hours: 3
Humanities, Arts and Design (HU) AND Historical Awareness (H)
Hours: 3
critical course
Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
critical course
Minimum 2.00 GPA ASU Cumulative.
Notes:
  • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS, or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
  • Mathematics Placement Assessment score determines placement in mathematics course
  • ASU 101 or college-specific equivalent First-Year Seminar required of all first-year students. WPC 101 is the W. P. Carey School course that meets this requirement
  • Join a student club or organization
  • Create your first college resume
Term 2
16 - 31.25 Credit Hours▲
COM 100: Introduction to Human Communication (SB) ORCOM 225: Public Speaking (L) ORCOM 230: Small Group Communication (SB) ORCOM 259: Communication in Business and the Professions
Hours: 3
ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (SB)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ENG 101 or ENG 102: First-Year Composition OR
ENG 105: Advanced First-Year Composition OR
ENG 107 or ENG 108: First-Year Composition
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
MAT 211: Mathematics for Business Analysis
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
WPC 148: First-Year Introduction to Career Development
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
PSY course (SB)
Hours: 3
critical course
Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
critical course
Complete CIS 105 with a grade of "C" or better.
critical course
Complete ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR ENG 107 course(s).
critical course
Complete MAT 210 with a grade of "C" or better.
critical course
Minimum 2.00 GPA ASU Cumulative.
Notes:
  • Failure to successfully complete business skills courses in specified term may lead to a delay in graduation. See your academic advisor for more information and options.
  • Join the W. P. Carey mentorship programs
  • Explore student leadership opportunities in W. P. Carey
  • Research study abroad opportunities recommended for your major
Term 3
31.25 - 46.50 Credit Hours▲
ACC 231: Uses of Accounting Information I
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ECN 212: Microeconomic Principles (SB)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ECN 221: Business Statistics (CS)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
WPC 248: Sophomore Career Narrative Design ORWPC 347: Intermediate Career Management
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
Complete 2 courses:
General Studies Elective
Hours: 6
critical course
Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
critical course
Complete ECN 211 or ECN 212 with a grade of "C" or better.
critical course
Complete MAT 211 with a grade of "C" or better.
critical course
Minimum 2.00 GPA ASU Cumulative.
Complete Mathematics (MA) requirement.
Notes:
  • Continuing first-year students will take WPC 248, after completing WPC 148
  • New transfer students will take WPC 347
  • Explore career resources
  • Develop your professional online presence
  • Meet with your W. P. Carey Career Coach
  • Attend W. P. Carey and ASU Career Fairs
Term 4
46.50 - 62.50 Credit Hours▲
ACC 241: Uses of Accounting Information II
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C)
Hours: 3
Literacy and Critical Inquiry (L)
Hours: 3
Natural Science - Quantitative (SQ)
Hours: 4
General Studies Elective
Hours: 3
critical course
Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
critical course
Complete ACC 231 with a grade of "C" or better.
critical course
Complete ECN 221 with a grade of "C" or better.
critical course
Minimum 2.00 GPA ASU Cumulative.
Notes:
  • Failure to successfully complete business skills courses in specified term may lead to a delay in graduation. See your academic advisor for more information and options.
  • Attend W. P. Carey and ASU career fairs
  • Apply for internships or create one
Term 5
62.50 - 77.75 Credit Hours▲
necessary course
FIN 300: Fundamentals of Finance
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
necessary course
FIN 380: Personal Financial Management
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ENG 302: Business Writing (L)
Hours: 3
MKT 300: Marketing and Business Performance
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
SCM 300: Global Supply Operations
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
WPC 348: Junior Networking Foundations
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
necessary course
Complete ACC 241 with a grade of "C" or better.
Notes:
  • Failure to successfully complete business skills courses in specified term may lead to a delay in graduation. See your academic advisor for more information and options.
  • Meet with your W. P. Carey Career Coach
  • Update your resume
Term 6
77.75 - 92.75 Credit Hours▲
necessary course
FIN 385: Personal Insurance Planning
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
necessary course
FIN 386: Estate Planning Strategies
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
LES 305: Business Law and Ethics for Managers
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division International Business Course ANDGlobal Awareness (G)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division Humanities, Arts and Design (HU)
Hours: 3
necessary course
Complete Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) AND Global Awareness (G) AND Historical Awareness (H) course(s).
Notes:
  • Complete informational interviews
  • Complete an in person or virtual practice interview with your W. P. Carey Career Coach
Term 7
92.75 - 106.75 Credit Hours▲
necessary course
ACC 435: Personal Tax Management and Planning
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
necessary course
FIN 420: Personal Portfolio Management
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
MGT 300: Organization and Management Leadership
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division Elective
Hours: 2
Elective
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • Attend W. P. Carey and ASU Career Fairs
  • Gather professional references
  • Update your resume
Term 8
106.75 - 120.00 Credit Hours▲
necessary course
FIN 460: Personal Finance Cases and Modeling
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
WPC 300: Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
WPC 448: Senior Career Transition Management
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
WPC 484: Internships & Applied Academics ORUpper Division Elective
Hours: 3
Natural Science - Quantitative (SQ) ORNatural Science - General (SG)
Hours: 4