Recommended Academic Plan for Business Administration - General Business Option at Berks

Effective Date: June 6, 2017

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 21 (GQ) - College Algebra INotes for: MATH 21

MATH 21

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100A or 100B or 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
3
4
Business ElectiveNotes for: Business Elective

Business Elective

Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
3
3
Total credits 13

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
4
3
Business ElectiveNotes for: Business Elective

Business Elective

Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
3
Business ElectiveNotes for: Business Elective

Business Elective

Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
3
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202D (GWS) - Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
MGMT 301 - Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301

MGMT 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MKTG 301 - Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301

MKTG 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Business ElectiveNotes for: Business Elective

Business Elective

Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
3
Total credits 16

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US or three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

  • Students must complete the Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement through one of the requirements listed above.  Consult advisor for details.

 

  • Students interested in pursuing the B.S. in Business degree should follow those course recommendations.  Consult advisor for details.

Legend

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

Footnotes

Business Elective
Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
Business Elective
Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
Business Elective
Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.
Business Elective
Choose four (4) from the following: Any 100 to 400-level ACCTG, BA, FIN, MGMT, or MKTG course, CAS 250 or 252, LER 100, MATH 22 or 110. Consult advisor for other possible substitutions.