Recommended Academic Plan for Business - Financial Services Option at Berks

Effective Date: March 14, 2016

Semester 1

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

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

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

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ECON 102 (GS) - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 17

Semester 4

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

ENGL 202D

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

SCM 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 (GQ) - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

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

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
BA 321 - Contemporary Skills for Business ProfessionalsNotes for: BA 321

BA 321

Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BA 322 - Negotiation Skills for Business ProfessionalsNotes for: BA 322

BA 322

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
MKTG 301 - Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301

MKTG 301

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

FIN 301

Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
BA 321 - Contemporary Skills for Business ProfessionalsNotes for: BA 321

BA 321

Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BA 322 - Negotiation Skills for Business ProfessionalsNotes for: BA 322

BA 322

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

BA 420

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
SCM 301 - Supply Chain 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

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IB 303 - International Business OperationsNotes for: IB 303

IB 303

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

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
BA 421 - Project ManagementNotes for: BA 421

BA 421

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

FIN 420

Course offered Fall Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
1 - 3
Total credits 13 - 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
BA 422 - Strategic Business PlanningNotes for: B A 422

B A 422

Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA 495A - Business InternshipNotes for: BA 495A

BA 495A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BA 495B - Undergraduate Research in BusinessNotes for: BA 495B

BA 495B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BA 495C - Undergraduate Research in BusinessNotes for: BA 495C

BA 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
6
Option RequirementNotes for: Option Requirement

Option Requirement

Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 12

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 and 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.

  • The following course fulfills the Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement for this major: BA 422.

Legend

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

Footnotes

BA 321
Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
FIN 301
Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
Option Requirement
Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
BA 321
Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
ACCTG 405
Course offered Spring Semester only.
FIN 420
Course offered Fall Semester only.
Option Requirement
Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
Option Requirement
Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.
B A 422
Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Consult advisor for details.
Option Requirement
Choose four (4) 300-level to 400-level from the following: ACCTG, FIN, FINSV, or RM courses. Consult advisor for details.