Smeal College of Business Majors

Smeal College of Business degree requirements for each major by Academic Year and plan requirement term.

Choose the right set of (Major) Requirements - Academic Plans (Majors) are updated periodically with new course content, degree requirements, and University policies. Follow the requirements in place at the time you first entered Penn State. This is noted in LionPath as your "Plan Requirement Term".

Please Note: Students who began their studies at Penn State prior to summer 2019 follow the Plan Requirement Term in place the semester they enter their major.

Accounting - ACCTG_BS

ACCTG_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
ACCTG_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
ACCTG_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
ACCTG_BS requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
ACCTG_BS requirements for summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Actuarial Science - ACTSC_BS

RM_BS - ACTSC option requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
ACTSC_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
ACTSC_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
ACTSC_BS requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
ACTSC_BS requirements for summer 2022 and fall 2022
ACTSC_BS requirements for spring 2023 - Tentative

Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship - CIENT_BS

CIENT_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
CIENT_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
CIENT_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
CIENT_BS requirements for summer 2021 and fall 2021
CIENT_BS requirements for spring 2022, summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Finance - FIN_BS

FIN_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
FIN_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
FIN_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
FIN_BS requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
FIN_BS requirements for summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Management - MGMT_BS

MGMT_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
MGMT_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
MGMT_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
MGMT_BS requirements for summer 2021 and fall 2021
MGMT_BS requirements for spring 2022, summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Management Information Systems - MIS_BS

MIS_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
MIS_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
MIS_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
MIS_BS requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
MIS_BS requirements for summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Marketing - MKTG_BS

MKTG_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
MKTG_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
MKTG_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
MKTG_BS requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
MKTG_BS requirements for summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Real Estate - REST_BS

REST_BS requirements for spring 2023 Tentative

Risk Management with the Enterprise Risk Management Option - RM_BS - ERM

RM_BS - ERM option requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
RM_BS - ERM option requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
RM_BS - ERM option requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
RM_BS - ERM option requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
RM_BS - ERM option requirements for summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

Risk Management with the Real Estate Option - RM_BS - REST

RM_BS - REST option requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
RM_BS - REST option requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
RM_BS - REST option requirements for summer 2020 and fall 2020
RM_BS - REST option requirements for spring 2021
RM_BS - REST option requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
RM_BS - REST option requirements for summer 2022 and fall 2022

Supply Chain & Information Systems - SCIS_BS

SCIS_BS requirements for summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019
SCIS_BS requirements for summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020
SCIS_BS requirements for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021
SCIS_BS requirements for summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022
SCIS_BS requirements for summer 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023

PLEASE NOTE: Smeal College of Business Residency Policy - Pursuant to accreditation standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Smeal College of Business requires that all upper-division courses within the sponsoring department must be completed in residence at University Park under the instruction of Smeal College faculty.

Links to Degree Planning Policies, Procedures, and Information