Lubar undergraduate finance majors can build upon their studies by coupling an accelerated, STEM-designated MS degree in Information Technology Management (ITM) with their BBA Finance degree — and complete both in about five years.

Information technology pervades every aspect of business – from customer-facing apps to back-end systems that support organizations. Combining your BBA in Finance with an MS in ITM will provide you with a unique set of technical skills to leverage your expertise in finance in an increasingly digital world.

Program Type

Accelerated Master’s

Program Format

On Campus

Following is a sample outline of how your BBA-Finance plus Accelerated Master’s in IT Management schedule might look.

Connect with your Undergraduate Advisor in your freshman or sophomore year to begin planning your course of study!

First Year

First Year – FallFirst Year – Spring
BUS ADM 100 Introduction to BusinessBUS ADM 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ECON 103 Principles of MicroeconomicsCOMM 103 or 105 Communication Requirement
ENGLISH 101 Introduction to College WritingECON 104 Principles of Macro Economics
HUMANITIES General Education RequirementENGLISH 102 College Writing and Research
MATH 208 Quantitative Models for BusinessNATURAL SCIENCE General Education Requirement

Second Year

Second Year – FallSecondYear – Spring
BUS ADM 202 Managerial AccountingBUS ADM 230 Intro. to IT Management
BUS ADM 210 Statistical Modeling in Business AnalyticsBUS ADM 350 Principles of Finance
ENGLISH 205 Business WritingBUS ADM 370 Intro. to Supply Chain Management
HUMANITIES General Education RequirementARTS General Education Requirement
SOCIAL SCIENCE General Education RequirementNATURAL SCIENCE LAB General Education Requirement

Third Year

Third Year – FallThird Year – Spring
BUS ADM 300 Career & Professional DevelopmentBUS ADM 335 Visual System Development
BUS ADM 330 OrganizationsBUS ADM 360 Principles of Marketing
BUS ADM 391 Business LawFINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major Elective
BUS ADM 450 Intermediate FinanceFINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major Elective
BUS ADM 451 Investment FinanceGENERAL ELECTIVE General Elective
BUS ADM 455 Financial InstitutionsIBC International Business Component

Fourth Year

Fourth Year – FallFourth Year – Spring
BUS ADM 600 Management AnalysisBUS ADM 748 Managing Information Technology Projects
BUS ADM 747 Service-Oriented Analysis & DesignBUS ADM 749 Data & Information Management
BUS ADM 810 Development of Web-Based SolutionsITM ELECTIVE MS in Information Technology Management Elective
FINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major ElectiveITM ELECTIVE MS in Information Technology Management Elective
FINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major Elective

Fifth Year

Fifth Year – FallFifth Year – Spring*
BUS ADM 744 Information Technology Strategy & ManagementITM ELECTIVE MS in Information Technology Management Elective*
ITM ELECTIVE MS in Information Technology Management ElectiveITM ELECTIVE MS in Information Technology Management Elective*

*Students may complete these credits in the previous Fall term as full time students.

Degree requirementsfinance electives, and course descriptions for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Degree requirementsITM electives, and course descriptions for the Master of Science in ITM can be found on the Graduate School website.

Contact

Undergraduate Student Services
Lubar Hall N297
414-229-5271
uwmbba@uwm.edu

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