BS in Business, Accounting Option — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2012 — 120 Credits

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 15 (GWS)-Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 15

3
MIS 204—Introduction to Business Information Systems

MIS 204

3
General Education (GN)
3
General Education (GA)
3
General Education (GH)
3
Total credits 15

Stage 2—Build Foundations

CAS 100 (GWS)-Effective Speech

CAS 100

3
ECON 102 (GS)-Introductory Microeconomic AnalysisNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 110 (GQ)-Techniques of CalculusNotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education (GA)
3
General Education (GHA)
3
Total credits 16

Stage 3--Formulate Understanding

B A 243-Legal, Social, and Ethical Env. Of Business

B A 243

4
ACCTG 211-Financial and Managerial Accounting

ACCTG 211

4
ECON 104-Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education (GN)
3
Elective
3
Total credits 17

Stage 4--Formulate Understanding

ENGL 202D (GWS)-Effective Writing: Business Writing

ENGL 202D

3
STAT 200 (GQ)-Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education (GN)
3
General Education (GH)
3
Elective
3
Total credits 16

Stage 5--Generate Expertise

B A 321-Contemporary Skills for Business ProfessionalsNotes for: B A 321

B A 321

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FIN 301-Corporation FinanceNotes for: FIN 301

FIN 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MGMT 301-Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301

MGMT 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 404 - Managerial Accounting: Economic PerspectiveNotes for: ACCTG 404

ACCTG 404

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 471 - Intermediate Financial Accounting INotes for: ACCTG 471

ACCTG 471

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Stage 6--Generate Expertise

B A 322-Negotiation Skills for Business ProfessionalsNotes for: B A 322

B A 322

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
B A 420-Preparation for Career ManagementNotes for: B A 420

B A 420

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
MKTG 301W-Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301W

MKTG 301W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
I B 303 (IL) or B A 323-International Business OperationsNotes for: I B 303

I B 303

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or B A 323-International BusinessNotes for: B A 323

B A 323

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 472 - Intermediate Financial Accounting IINotes for: ACCTG 472

ACCTG 472

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 403 - AuditingNotes for: ACCTG 403

ACCTG 403

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ACCTG 403W - AuditingNotes for: ACCTG 403W

ACCTG 403W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Stage 7--Achieve Your Goals

B A 421-Project Management Notes for: B A 421

B A 421

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SCM 301-Business Logistics ManagementNotes for: SCM 301

SCM 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 405 - Principles of Taxation INotes for: ACCTG 405

ACCTG 405

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 426 - Financial Statement Analysis (recommended) *Notes for: ACCTG 426

ACCTG 426

*ACCTG 426 is recommended, but may be replaced with another 400 level course in support of the major (ACCTG, BA, ECON, ENTR, FIN, FINSV, HPA, IB, MGMT, MKTG, RM, or SCM)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 8--Achieve Your Goals

B A 422 Contemporary Business SeminarNotes for: B A 422

B A 422

This course still satisfies the W requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 495 -Internship for Accounting option studentsNotes for: ACCTG 495

ACCTG 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3-6
Supporting Courses from 400-level business coursesNotes for: Supporting Courses from 400-level business courses

Supporting Courses from 400-level business courses

Supporting Courses from 400-level business courses**400 level business courses include: ACCTG, B A, ECON, ENTR, FIN, FINSV, HPA, I B, MGMT, MIS, MKTG, R M, or SCM
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
0-3
Elective

Elective

1
Total credits 10

Additional Notes

 
Entrance-to-major Requirements:
  • 29.1 credits completed
  • Math 022 or equivalent (or higher) completed
  • 2.0 or higher GPA

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.
US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.
W is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements

Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

This is just a planning tool. You should always refer to your degree audit in eLion as your official university document for degree requirements.

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ACCTG 426
*ACCTG 426 is recommended, but may be replaced with another 400 level course in support of the major (ACCTG, BA, ECON, ENTR, FIN, FINSV, HPA, IB, MGMT, MKTG, RM, or SCM)
B A 422
This course still satisfies the W requirement.
Supporting Courses from 400-level business courses
Supporting Courses from 400-level business courses**400 level business courses include: ACCTG, B A, ECON, ENTR, FIN, FINSV, HPA, I B, MGMT, MIS, MKTG, R M, or SCM