BS in Business -- Financial Services Option -- Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2013 -- 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 Analysis and PolicyNotes 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)

General Education (GN)

3
Elective

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
Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 levelNotes for: Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 level

Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 level

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

I B 303 (IL)

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
FINSV 411- Federal Income Taxation for the Financial Services ProfessionalNotes for: FINSV 411

FINSV 411

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

ACCTG 405

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 levelNotes for: Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 level

Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 level

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

Stage 7--Achieve Your Goals

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
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-Supply Chain Management Notes for: SCM 301

SCM 301

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
Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 levelNotes for: Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 level

Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 300 or 400 level

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

Elective

1
Total credits 14

Stage 8--Achieve Your Goals

B A 422 Strategic Business PlanningNotes 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
B A 495-Business InternshipNotes for: B A 495

B A 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

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
Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 400 levelNotes for: Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 400 level

Option Course (ACCTG/FIN/FINSV/RM) 400 level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 12

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

B A 422
This course still satisfies the W requirement.
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