Recommended Academic Plan for SC & IS at University Park Program Year 2015

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 ManagementNotes for: SCM 301

SCM 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
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.
or SCM 301 Supply Chain Management Notes for: SCM 301

SCM 301

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

Two-Piece

3
General Education Natural Science (GN)

GN

or Related Area

Related Area

3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
General Education (GH/GS/GA)

(GH/GS/GA)

or ECON 104 Macroeconomics Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SCM 404 Demand FulfillmentNotes for: SCM 404

SCM 404

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SCM 405 Manufacturing and Service StrategiesNotes for: SCM 405

SCM 405

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

Related Area

or General Education Natural Science (GN)

GN

3
Health Science/KINES (GHA)

GHA

1.5
3
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
SCM 406 Strategic ProcurementNotes for: SCM 406

SCM 406

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SCM 421 Supply Chain Modeling and AnalysisNotes for: SCM 421

SCM 421

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

Two-Piece

3
B A 411 Analyzing Business and Industry

B A 411

or General Education (GH/GS/GA)

(GH/GS/GA)

3
Elective

Elective

2
Total credits 14

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
SCM 450W Design and Management of Supply ChainsNotes for: SCM 450W

SCM 450W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
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 Supply Chain & Information Systems (SC&IS) major must complete in residence with Smeal College faculty all 300 level and above Supply Chain 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 3rd or 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.

Supply Chain Notes:

 

Supply Chain Management (SCM) Requirements
Program Year 2015

Course Descriptions


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A. Take all of the following Supply Chain Management (SCM) courses (15 credits) - A grade of "C" or better is required in all SCM courses along with SCM 301

  1. SCM 404 (3) Demand Fulfillment [Prerequisite: SCM 301]
  2. SCM 405 (3) Manufacturing and Service Strategies [Prerequisite: SCM 301]
  3. SCM 406 (3) Strategic Procurement [Prerequisite: SCM 301]
  4. SCM 421 (3) Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis [Prerequisite: SCM 404 or 405 or 406]
  5. SCM 450W (3) Design and Management of Supply Chains [Prerequisite: SCM 421]


B. Select three credits of Related Area (3 credits)   Courses cannot double count in Related Area and the Two-Piece Sequence

 

C.  Select one Two-Piece Sequence (6 credits) from the following 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)

Management Select courses based on the following

a. Take the following course

MGMT 326 – Organizational Behavior and Design (3)

b. Select one of the following courses

MGMT 461 – International Management (3)

MGMT 471 – Strategic Management (3)

Marketing Select 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 405 – Corporate Risk Management (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)

 College of Liberal Arts Minor or Concurrent Major
      
Economics (ECON)

                College of IST Minor or Concurrent Major

                       Information Sciences and Technology

                Eberly College of Science Minor or Concurrent Majors

                        Mathematics (MATH)

                          Statistics (STAT)

                 World Language Minors or Concurrent Majors

      Arabic Language (ARAB)

Chinese Language (CHNS)

French and Francophone Studies (FR)

German (GER)

Greek (GREEK)  

Hebrew (HEBR)

Italian (IT)

Japanese Language (JAPNS)

Korean Language (KORLG)

Latin (LATIN)

Russian (RUS)

Spanish (SPAN) 

         University approved minors for Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS)   
                  Six Sigma (SIGMA)
                  Security and Risk Analysis (SRA)


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.