Recommended Academic Plan for MGMT at University Park Program Year 2016

Effective Summer 2010

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
PSU 006 First Year Seminar

PSU 006 First Year Seminar

1
ENGL 015 Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

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

ENGL 030

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

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 Calculus with Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ECON 102 MicroeconomicsNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Foreign Language 001Notes for: Foreign Language 001

Foreign Language 001

Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
4
Total credits 15

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
MGMT 301 Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301

MGMT 301

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SCM 200 Introduction to Statistics for BusinessNotes for: SCM 200

SCM 200

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Foreign Language 002Notes for: Foreign LAnguage 002

Foreign LAnguage 002

Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
4
General Education Natural Science (GN)

GN

3
Total credits 14

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
MKTG 301 Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301

MKTG 301

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ACCTG 211 Financial and Managerial AccountingNotes for: ACCTG 211

ACCTG 211

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Foreign Language 003Notes for: Foreign Language 003

Foreign Language 003

Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
4
ECON 104 Macroeconomics

ECON 104

or General Education (GH/GS/GA)

(GH/GS/GA)

3
General Education (GH/GS/GA)

(GH/GS/GA)

3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
FIN 301 Corporation FinanceNotes for: FIN 301

FIN 301

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SCM 301 Supply Chain Management

SCM 301

or ENGL 202D Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

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

(GH/GS/GA)

3
General Education Natural Science (GN)

GN

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202D Business Writing Notes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MGMT 326 Organizational Behavior and DesignNotes for: MGMT 326

MGMT 326

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MGMT 341 Human Resources Management (Human Capital concentration)Notes for: MGMT 341

MGMT 341

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MGMT 355 Leadership and Change in Organizations (Organizational Leadership concentration)Notes for: MGMT 4xx

MGMT 4xx

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
B A 342 Socially Responsibility Sustainable and Ethical Businee Practices Notes for: BA 342

BA 342

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or B Law 341 Business Law I: Intro to Contracts, Liability Issues and Intellectual PropertyNotes for: B Law 341

B Law 341

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MIS 204 Business Information Systems Notes for: MIS 204

MIS 204

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
General Education (GH/GS/GA)

(GH/GS/GA)

3
MGMT 3xx/4xx Based on Concentration

Two-Piece

3
MGMT 4xx Based on ConcentrationNotes for: MGMT 4xx

MGMT 4xx

See list below
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MGMT 451W Business, Ethics and Society Notes for: MGMT 451W

MGMT 451W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
B A 342 Socially Responsible Sustainable and Ethical Business Practices Notes for: B A 342

B A 342

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or B LAW 341 Business Law I: Intro to contracts, Liabilities Issues and Intellectual Property Notes for: B LAW 341

B LAW 341

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education Natural Science (GN)

GN

3
Health Science/KINES (GHA)

GHA

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
B A 411 Analyzing Business and Industry Notes for: B A 411

B A 411

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MGMT 451W Business, Ethics and SocietyNotes for: MGMT 451W

MGMT 451W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MGMT 4xx Based on ConcentrationNotes for: MGMT 4xx

MGMT 4xx

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Two-Piece Sequence

Two-Piece

3
Elective

Elective

2
General Education (GH/GS/GA)

GH/GS/GA

3
Total credits 14

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
MGMT 471 Strategic Management Notes for: MGMT 471

MGMT 471

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Two Piece SequenceNotes for: two piece sequence

two piece sequence

See list below
3
General Education (GH/GS/GA)

(GH/GS/GA)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Health Science/KINES (GHA)

GHA

1.5
Total credits 13.5

Additional Notes

Please note that pursuant to AACSB accreditation standards, the Smeal College requires that all upper division courses within the departments sponsoring the major be completed in residence at University Park under the instruction of Smeal College faculty.

For example, students in the Management major must complete in residence with Smeal College faculty all 300 level and above Management courses. 

Petitions for hardship exceptions from this policy may be made to the Smeal College of Business Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education. 

 

Advising Notes:

  • It is highly recommended that students at University Park take SCM 301 in their 4th semester.
  • It is highly recommended that students at campuses that do not offer SCM 301 take ENGL 202D in their 4th semester.
  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA 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.  All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US OR an IL, not both.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Management Notes:

  • According to University Policy, a student must take 3 or more courses in a specific area to complete a concentration in that area.  Therefore students interested in an Human Capital Management or Organizational Leadership concentration should take at least 3 courses in those areas as outlined by the MGMT department.
  • Management and Organization Department



Management Degree Requirements
Program Year 2016

Course Descriptions

_______________________________________________________________________________

 

 Prescribed Courses: Take all of the following Management courses (9 credits) - A grade of "C" or better is required in all MGMT courses.

MGMT 326 (3) Organizational Behavior and Design [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
MGMT 451W (3) Business, Ethics, and Society [Prerequisites: BA 342 and B LAW 341 (B LAW 341 may be taken concurrently]
MGMT 471 (3) Strategic Management [Prerequisites: MGMT 326; B A 411 or taken concurrently]

 

 Select a Concentration Area  (9 cr)  Students must select Human Capital Management or Organizational Leadership for a concentration.

           

             A. Human Capital Management (previously Human Resource Managment)  

                         1.  Take MGMT 341 (3) Human Resource Management   [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]

                         2.    Select two courses from the following:  
                                MGMT 441 (3) Organizational Staffing and Development  [Prerequisite: MGMT 301; MGMT 341] (SP only)
                                MGMT 443 (3) Performance Management  [Prerequisite: MGMT 341] (FA only)
                                MGMT 445 (3) (US) Managing Differences in Organizations  [Prerequisites: MGMT 301; MGMT 341]

                         3. Two Piece Sequence from list below. (6 credits)

 OR

               B.  Organizational Leadership 

                         1.  Take MGMT 355  (3) Leadership and Change in Organizations (Spring 2015) [Prerequisites: MGMT 301]

   2.  Select two courses from the following list:
            MGMT 420 (3) Negotiation and Conflict Management [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
            MGMT 445  (US) (3) Managing Differences in Organizations [Prerequisites: MGMT 301; MGMT 341]
            MGMT 461(3) International Management [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]

  3.  Two Piece Sequence from the list below (6 credits)   

                         

Two Piece Sequence List

Accounting Select two courses from the following

ACCTG 404 – Managerial Accounting: Economic Perspective (3)

ACCTG 471 – Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3)

ACCTG 472 – Intermediate Financial Accounting II (3)

Business Sustainability Take the following two courses

B A 441 – Strategies for Enterprise Sustainability (3) [B A 497A – Fall 2013]

B A 442 – Sustainable Behavior of Consumers, Firms and Societies (3) [B A 497B – Spring 2014]

Economics Select two courses from the following

Select 3 credits of 300/400 level Economics

Select 3 credits of 400 level Economics

Entrepreneurship Select courses based on the following

a. Take the following course

MGMT 425 – New Venture Creation (3)

b. Select one of the following courses

MGMT 426 – Invention Commercialization (3)

MGMT 427 – Managing an Entrepreneurial Start-Up Company (3)

Finance Select two courses from the following

      FIN 305 – Financial Management of the Business Enterprise (3)

FIN 406 – Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3)

FIN 408 – Financial Markets and Institutions (3)

Information Systems Management Take the following two courses

MIS 301 – Business Analytics  (3)

MIS 446 – Information Technology and Business Strategy (3)

International Business – Select two courses from the following

I B 303 – International Business Operations (IL) (3)

I B 403 – International Business and National Policies (3)

I B 404 – Contemporary Issues in International Business (3)

I B 450 – Business Environment of Europe (3)

I B 460 – International Business in Emerging Nations (3)

I B/R M 480 – International Real Estate Markets (3)

MarketingSelect courses based on the following:

a. Select one of the  following courses

MKTG 330  – Consumer Behavior Design (3)

MKTG 327 - Retailing (3)

b. Select one of the following courses

MKTG 445 – Global Marketing (IL) (3)

MKTG 422 – Advertising and Sales Promotion (3)

Real Estate Take the following two courses

R M 303 – Real Estate Fundamentals (3)

R M 450 – Contemporary Issues in Real Estate Markets (3)

Risk Management – Take the following two courses

R M 302 – Risk and Insurance (3)

R M 440 – Risk, Strategy and Decision Making (3) Beginning Fall 2016

Supply Chain and Information Systems Select two courses from the following

SCM 404 – Demand Fulfillment (3)

SCM 405 – Manufacturing and Services Strategies (3)

SCM 406 – Strategic Procurement (3)

Please Note: 
In lieu of completing a two-piece sequence, students may complete one of the designated University minors listed below provided the minor has a minimum of six credits of 400-level coursework that can be used in the two-piece category according to the course layout in the degree audit system. 

            Smeal College Minors

Information Systems Management (ISM)

International Business (I B)

Legal Environment of Business (LEBUS)

Supply Chain and Information Sciences & Technology (SCIST)

Liberal Arts Minor and Concurrent Major

Economics (ECON)

College of IST Minor or Concurrent Major

       Information Science and Technology (IST)

Eberly College of Science Minors and Concurrent Majors

       Mathematics (MATH)

       Statistics (STAT)

World Language Minors and Concurrent Majors

      Arabic Language (ARAB)

Chinese Language (CHNS)

French and Francophone Studies (FR)

German (GER)

Greek (GREEK)

Hebrew (HEBR)

Italian (IT)

Japanese Language (JAP)

Korean Language (KORLG)

Latin (LATIN)

Russian (RUS)

           Spanish (SPAN)

Additional University approved minors for Management
           Health Policy and Administration (H P A)        

 

The University may make changes in policies, procedures, educational offerings, and requirements at any time.  Please consult a Penn State Academic Advisor for more detailed information.

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

Footnotes

Foreign Language 001
Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
Foreign LAnguage 002
Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
Foreign Language 003
Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
MGMT 4xx
See list below
two piece sequence
See list below