Recommended Academic Plan for Business Economics (BECON) and Finance (FNC) at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Effective Fall 2013

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus INotes for: MATH 110 (GQ)

MATH 110 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus With Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140 (GQ)

MATH 140 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

1
Total credits 15.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102 (GS)

ECON 102 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100 (GWS)

CAS 100 (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
ECON 104 (GS) Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104 (GS)

ECON 104 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SCM 200 (GQ) Introduction to Statistics for BusinessNotes for: SCM 200 (GQ)

SCM 200 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 (GQ)

STAT 200 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
ACCTG 211 Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision MakingNotes for: ACCTG 211 F

ACCTG 211 F

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
FIN 301 Corporation FinanceNotes for: FIN 301

FIN 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D (GWS)

ENGL 202D (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MGMT 301 Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301

MGMT 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
MKTG 301 Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301

MKTG 301

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

SCM 301

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

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
ACCTG 305 Financial Statements and Management Decisions Notes for: ACCTG 305 Financial Statements and Management Decisions

ACCTG 305 Financial Statements and Management Decisions

Fall course only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
ECON 302 (GS) Intermediate Microeconomic AnalysisNotes for: ECON 302 (GS) Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis

ECON 302 (GS) Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis

Fall course only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FIN 420 Investment and Portfolio AnalysisNotes for: FIN 420

FIN 420

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
B A 241 Legal Environment of BusinessNotes for: B A 241

B A 241

In conjunction with B A 242 (2). Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
or B A 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of BusinessNotes for: B A 243

B A 243

B A 243 is a 4-credit course. Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
2
B A 242 Social and Ethical Environment of BusinessNotes for: B A 242

B A 242

In conjunction with B A 241 (2). Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
or B A 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of BusinessNotes for: B A 243

B A 243

B A 243 is a 4-credit course. Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
2
Additional ECON Course

Additional ECON Course

3
Total credits 17

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
ECON 304 (GS) Intermediate Macroeconomic AnalysisNotes for: ECON 304 (GS) Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis

ECON 304 (GS) Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 485 Econometric TechniquesNotes for: ECON 485 Econometric Techniques

ECON 485 Econometric Techniques

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FIN 451 Intermediate Financial Management Notes for: FIN 451

FIN 451

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Additional Finance Course

Additional Finance Course

3
Additional ECON course

Approved Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
3
ACCTG 426 Financial Statement Analysis (F)Notes for: ACCTG 426

ACCTG 426

Fall course only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 12

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
MGMT 471W Strategic Management and Business PolicyNotes for: MGMT 471W

MGMT 471W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Additional ECON Course

Additional ECON Course

3
Additional ECON Course

Additional ECON Course

3
Additional Finance Course

Additional Finance Course

3
Total credits 12

Additional Notes

 

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.  Students must complete 3 credits in US and 3 credits in IL.  If a student takes a 3 credit course that is both US and IL, to complete the requirement, he/she must take another 3-credit course that is US, IL, or both US and IL.  Education abroad courses and other credit-bearing experiences such as internships that meet this requirement, will be designated US, IL or both US and IL.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing-Across-the-Curriculum requirements.
  • Students who have not met the admission requirement of two units of a high school foreign language must complete a college level-one foreign language within their first 60 credits.  This is a pre-admission requirement – credits will not count toward 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 305 Financial Statements and Management Decisions
Fall course only.
ECON 302 (GS) Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis
Fall course only.
B A 241
In conjunction with B A 242 (2). Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
B A 243
B A 243 is a 4-credit course. Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
B A 242
In conjunction with B A 241 (2). Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
B A 243
B A 243 is a 4-credit course. Degree requirement is completion of 4 credits: either B A 241(2) AND B A 242(2); OR B A 243(4).
ACCTG 426
Fall course only.