BS in Business, Management & Marketing Option — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2012 — 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)
3
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
MKTG 301W-Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301W

MKTG 301W

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

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

I B 303

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or B A 323-International BusinessNotes for: B A 323

B A 323

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option Course (Communications)Notes for: Option Course (Communications)

Option Course (Communications)

Option Communication course selections include: BA 250, CAS 250, CAS 252, CAS 352, CAS 404, ENGL 419, or MKTG 220
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or Additional Credits in 300 or 400-level Management or Marketing coursesNotes for: Additional Credits in 300 or 400-level Management or Marketing courses

Additional Credits in 300 or 400-level Management or Marketing courses

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option Course 300-400 level ManagementNotes for: Option Course 300-400 level Management

Option Course 300-400 level Management

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option Course 300-400 level MarketingNotes for: Option Course 300-400 level Marketing

Option Course 300-400 level Marketing

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
Option Course (300-400 level Management or Marketing)Notes for: Option Course (300-400 level Management or Marketing)

Option Course (300-400 level Management or Marketing)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option Course (400 level Management or Marketing)Notes for: Option Course (400 level Management or Marketing)

Option Course (400 level Management or Marketing)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Total credits 13

Stage 8--Achieve Your Goals

B A 422 Strategic Business PlanningNotes for: B A 422

B A 422

This course still satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. The W no longer displays in the LIONPATH system.
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
Option Course (Communications) Notes for: Option Course (Communications)

Option Course (Communications)

Option Communication course selections include: BA 250, CAS 250, CAS 252, CAS 352, CAS 404, ENGL 419, or MKTG 220
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or Additional Credits in 300 or 400-level Management or Marketing coursesNotes for: Additional Credits in 300 or 400-level Management or Marketing courses

Additional Credits in 300 or 400-level Management or Marketing courses

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Courses from 400-level business courses*Notes 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
Elective
1
Total credits 10-16

Additional Notes

Option Communication course selections include: BA 250, CAS 250, CAS 252, CAS 352, CAS 404, ENGL 419, or MKTG 220

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

Option Course (Communications)
Option Communication course selections include: BA 250, CAS 250, CAS 252, CAS 352, CAS 404, ENGL 419, or MKTG 220
B A 422
This course still satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. The W no longer displays in the LIONPATH system.
Option Course (Communications)
Option Communication course selections include: BA 250, CAS 250, CAS 252, CAS 352, CAS 404, ENGL 419, or MKTG 220
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