Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Business

Penn State New Kensington

Semester 1

ENGL 015

English

3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Math 110Notes for: Math 110

Math 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Math 140Notes for: Math 140

Math 140

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Nautral Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science

Natural Science

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

Semester 2

Health/Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: GHA

GHA

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
ART (GA)Notes for: ART

ART

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ECON 102 (GS)Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

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

Natural Science (GN)

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

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 13.5

Semester 3

Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 200 Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SCM 200 Intro to Statistics for BusinessNotes for: SCM 200

SCM 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ACCTG 211 - Financial & Managerial AccountingNotes for: ACCTG 211

ACCTG 211

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Free ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 4

BA 243 Social, Legal, Ethical Environment of BusinessNotes for: BA 243

BA 243

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic AnalysisNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MIS 204 Intro. to Business Info. SystemsNotes for: MIS 204

MIS 204

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3.0
Total credits 16

Semester 5

MKTG 301 Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301

MKTG 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MGMT 301W - Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301W

MGMT 301W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA 321 Contemporary skills for Business Professionals
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
Option Course (See adviser for list AND see Program Notes below)

Option Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

IB 303 (IL) Internation Business OperationsNotes for: IB 303

IB 303

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
BA 322 - Negotiation Skills for Business Professionals Notes for: BA 322

BA 322

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
Free Elective

Free Elective

3
Option Course (See adviser for list AND see Program Notes below)

Option Course

3
Total credits 16

Semester 7

Option Course (See adviser for list AND see Program Notes below)
3
400-Level Option Course (See adviser for list AND see Program Notes below)

Option Course

3
BA 495 A, B or C - Business Internship/ProjectNotes for: BA 495

BA 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
6
Option Course (See adviser for list AND see Program Notes below)

Option Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

BA 422W - Strategic Business PlanningNotes for: BA 422W

BA 422W

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

GH

3
BA 421 Project ManagementNotes for: BA 421

BA 421

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Option Course (See adviser for list AND see Program Notes below)

Option Course

3
Free Elective

Free Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • 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.

Program Notes

  • Option Course Note - for the option in management/marketing, please see the Bulletin for specific course criteria.  For the individualized option, a program plan must be created with and approved by your academic adviser and must meet the following criteria: 0 credits at the 000-100 level; maximum 6 credits at the 200 level; minimum 9 credits in a business area; minimum 3 credits at the 400 level.

Students must complete a 3-credit course in "United States Cultures (US)" and a 3-credit course in "International Cultures (IL)."

This planner is for illustrative purposes only.  The degree audit is the only official record for evaluating whether a student is meeting program requirements. See your adviser prior to scheduling each semester.

Legend

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

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