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MGMT_BS Degree Requirements 2021-22

Smeal College of Business baccalaureate degree requirements in Management (MGMT_BS) for summer and fall of Academic Year 2021-22. Students new to Penn State in spring 2022 follow these requirements.

Smeal College - Management and Organization Department

B.S. Management (MGMT_BS) – Academic Year 2021-22 (Spring 2022)

MGMT_BS - Suggested Academic Plan - Spring 2022

A. GENERAL EDUCATION

    a. Writing and Speaking (GWS) – Complete 3 credits in each area with grades of C or better (9 credits)
        i. Composition – ENGL 015 (3), ENGL 030 (3), ESL 015 (3), ENGL 137H (3), or CAS 137H (3)
        ii. Speech – CAS 100 (3), CAS 100A (3), CAS 100B (3), CAS 100C (3), CAS 138T (3), or ENGL 138T (3)
        iii. Effective Writing – ENGL 202D (3)
      b. Quantification (GQ) – Complete the following two categories with grades of C or better
          i. Calculus – MATH 110 (4), MATH 140 (4), or MATH 140B (6)
          ii. Statistics – SCM 200 (4) or STAT 200 (4)
        c. Global, Cultural, and Integrative Studies – Courses may satisfy General Education, Major, or Elective requirements
            i. Complete 6 Inter-Domain (N) and/or Linked (Z) credits
            ii. Complete 3 United States Culture (US) credits
            iii. Complete 3 International Culture (IL) credits
        d. Natural Sciences (GN) – Complete 9 GN credits with at least 3 credits that are not Inter-Domain
        e. Arts (GA) – Complete 6 GA credits with at least 3 credits that are not Inter-Domain
        f. Humanities (GH) – Complete 6 GH credits with at least 3 credits that are not Inter-Domain
        g. Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) - Complete the following two categories (6 credits)
            i. ECON 102 – Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (3)
            ii. Complete 3 GS credits (3)
        h. Health and Wellness (GHW) - Complete 3 GHW credits that are not Inter-Domain

            B. COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS

              a. World Language – Demonstrate proficiency at the 12th credit level (4 credits)
                b. ECON 104 – Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits)
                  c. Foundation Business Courses – Complete the following at Penn State with grades of C or better (13 credits)
                        ACCTG 211 – Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (4) [Prerequisite: MATH 21 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination]
                        MGMT 301 – Basic Management Concepts (3) [Prerequisite: (ENGL/ESL 15 or ENGL 30 or ENGL/CAS 137H) and (ECON 102 or 104) and MATH 21 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination]
                        MKTG 301 – Principles of Marketing (3) [Prerequisite: (ENGL/ESL 15 or ENGL 30 or ENGL/CAS 137H) and (ECON 102 or 104) and MATH 21 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination]
                        FIN 301 – Corporation Finance (3) [Prerequisite: (ENGL/ESL 15 or ENGL 30 or ENGL/CAS 137H) and ACCTG 211 and (ECON 102 or 104) and (SCM 200 or STAT 200)]
                    d. Core Business Courses - Complete the following prescribed courses (15 credits)
                        SCM 301 – Supply Chain Management (3) [Prerequisite: ACCTG 211 and ECON 102 and (SCM 200 or STAT 200)]
                        MIS 250 – Introduction to Problem Solving with Spreadsheet Analysis and Information Systems Management (3)
                        BA 342 – Socially Responsible, Sustainable and Ethical Business Practice (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301/301W; Concurrent: FIN 301 and MKTG 301 and SCM 301]
                        BLAW 341 – Business Law I: Introduction to Contracts, Liability Issues, and Intellectual Property (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301/301W; Concurrent: FIN 301 and MKTG 301 and SCM 301]
                        BA 411 – Analyzing Business and Industry (3) [Prerequisite: BLAW 341 and FIN 301]

                   

                  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. Students in the Management (MGMT_BS) major complete the following prescribed and additional 300-level and 400-level courses in residence with Smeal College faculty.

                   

                  C. PRESCRIBED MANAGEMENT COURSES – Complete the following prescribed courses (9 credits)

                    A grade of C or better is required in all courses.
                        MGMT 326 – Organizational Behavior and Design (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
                        MGMT 451W – Business, Ethics, and Society (3) [Prerequisite: BA 342]
                        MGMT 481 – Global Strategic Management (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 326]

                    D. ADDITIONAL MANAGEMENT COURSES – Complete three courses from the following (9 credits)

                      A grade of C or better is required in all courses.
                          MGMT 341 – Human Resource Management (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
                          MGMT 355 – Leadership and Change in Organizations (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
                          MGMT 420 – Negotiation and Conflict Management (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
                          MGMT 441 – Organizational Staffing and Development (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 341] (spring semester)
                          MGMT 443 – Performance Management (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 341] (fall semester)
                          MGMT 445 – Managing a Diverse Workforce (US) (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301] (spring semester)
                            MGMT 480 – Business Transformation Consulting (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301] (spring semester)
                            BA 441 – Strategies for Enterprise Sustainability (3) [Prerequisite: BA 342]

                        E. SUPPORTING COURSES: Smeal Two-Piece Sequence – Complete one Two-Piece Sequence from the list below (6 credits)

                        F. ELECTIVES – Complete 14 credits

                         

                        SUPPORTING COURSES LIST (Smeal College Two-Piece Sequence) – Complete one two-piece sequence (6 credits)

                            Accounting – Complete two courses from the following
                                ACCTG 404 – Managerial Accounting: Economic Perspective (3) [Prerequisite: ACCTG 211 and (SCM 200 or STAT 200) and ECON 102]
                                ACCTG 471 – Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3) [Prerequisite: ACCTG 211]
                                ACCTG 472 – Intermediate Financial Accounting II (3) [Prerequisite: ACCTG 471]
                              Business Law – Complete two courses from the following
                                  BLAW (RM) 424 – Real Estate Law (3) [Prerequisite: BLAW 341]
                                  BLAW (RM) 425 – Business and Environmental Regulation (3) [Prerequisite: BLAW 341]
                                  BLAW 441 – Agency, Employment and Business Structure (3) [Prerequisites: BLAW 341 and FIN 301]
                                  BLAW 444 – Advanced UCC and Commercial Transactions (3) [Prerequisites: BLAW 341, ACCTG 211, and FIN 301]
                                  BLAW 445 – Advanced Intellectual Property and Competition Law (3) [Prerequisite: BLAW 441]
                                  BLAW 446 – Employment Law (3) [Prerequisite: BLAW 441]
                                  BLAW 447 – Entertainment Law (3) [Prerequisite: BLAW 341]
                                Business Sustainability – Complete two courses from the following
                                    BA 441 – Strategies for Enterprise Sustainability (3) [Prerequisite: BA 342]
                                    BA (MKTG) 442 – Sustainable Behavior of Consumers, Firms and Societies (3) [Prerequisite: BA 342]
                                    SCM 448 – Building Sustainable Supply Chains (3) [Prerequisite: SCM 301]
                                  Corporate Diversity – Complete the following two courses
                                      MGMT 320 – Establishing Workforce Diversity and Inclusion (3)
                                      MGMT 445 – Managing a Diverse Workforce (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
                                    Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Complete the following two courses
                                        MGMT 425 – New Venture Creation (3) [Prerequisite: (ECON 102 or ECON 104) and (CAS 100 or CAS 137T)]
                                        MGMT 453 – Creativity and Innovation (3) [Prerequisite: MGMT 301]
                                      Economics – Complete courses based on the following
                                          a. Complete 3 credits of 300/400 level Economics
                                          b. Complete 3 credits of 400 level Economics
                                        Finance – Complete two courses from the following
                                            FIN 305 – Financial Management of the Business Enterprise (3) [Prerequisite: FIN 301]
                                            FIN 406 – Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3) [Prerequisite: FIN 301]
                                            FIN 408 – Financial Markets and Institutions (3) [Prerequisite: FIN 301]
                                          Information Systems Management – Complete the following two courses
                                              MIS 301 – Business Analytics (3) [Prerequisite: SCM 200 or STAT 200; Concurrent: (MATH 110 or MATH 140) and (MIS 204 or MIS 250)]
                                              MIS 446 – Information Technology and Business Strategy (3) [Prerequisite: MIS 301 or MIS 390]
                                            International Business – Complete two courses from the following
                                                IB 303 – International Business Operations (IL) (3) [Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or higher]
                                                IB 403 – International Business and National Policies (3) [Prerequisites: ACCTG 211 and FIN 301]
                                                IB 404 – Contemporary Issues in International Business (3) [Prerequisites: ACCTG 211 and FIN 301]
                                                IB 450 – Business Environment of Europe (3) [Prerequisite: ACCTG 211; FIN 301]
                                                IB 460 – International Business in Emerging Nations (3) [Prerequisites: ACCTG 211and FIN 301; Concurrent: IB 303]
                                                IB 470 – International Development in an African Context (3) [Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or higher]
                                              Marketing – Complete courses based on the following
                                                  a. Complete one of the following courses
                                                    MKTG 330 – Consumer Behavior (3) [Prerequisite: MKTG 301]
                                                    MKTG 327 – Retailing (3) [Prerequisite: MKTG 301]
                                                  b. Complete one of the following courses
                                                    MKTG 445 – Global Marketing (IL) (3) [Prerequisite: MKTG 301]
                                                    MKTG 422 – Advertising and Sales Promotion Management (3) [Prerequisite: MKTG 330 or MKTG 342]
                                                Real Estate – Complete the following two courses
                                                    RM 303 – Real Estate Fundamentals (3) [Prerequisite: 4th semester standing or higher]
                                                    RM 450 – Contemporary Issues in Real Estate Markets (3) [Prerequisite: RM 303 or RM 330W]
                                                  Risk Management – Complete the following two courses
                                                      RM 302 – Risk and Insurance (3) [Prerequisite: 4th semester standing or higher]
                                                      RM 440 – Risk, Strategy, and Decision Making (3) [Prerequisite: RM 302 or RM 320W or RM 303 or RM 330W]
                                                    Supply Chain and Information Systems – Complete two courses from the following
                                                        SCM 404 – Demand Fulfillment (3) [Prerequisite: SCM 301]
                                                        SCM 405 – Manufacturing and Services Strategies (3) [Prerequisite: SCM 301]
                                                        SCM 406 – Strategic Procurement (3) [Prerequisite: SCM 301]

                                                      In lieu of completing a two-piece sequence, students in Management (MGMT_BS) can complete one of the designated University minors listed below provided the program has a minimum of six credits of 400-level coursework to use in the two-piece category.

                                                        Smeal College Minors
                                                            Information Systems Management - ISM_UMNR
                                                            International Business - IB_UMNR
                                                            Legal Environment of Business - LEBUS_UMNR
                                                            Supply Chain and Information Sciences & Technology - SCIST_UMNR
                                                        Penn State Minors
                                                            Economics - ECON_UMNR
                                                            Entrepreneurship and Innovation - ENTI_UMNR
                                                            Health Policy Administration - HPA_UMNR
                                                            Information Sciences and Technology - IST_UMNR
                                                            Mathematics - MATH_UMNR
                                                            Statistics - STAT_UMNR
                                                        World Language Minors
                                                            Arabic Language - ARAB_UMNR
                                                            Chinese Language - CHNS_UMNR
                                                            French and Francophone Studies - FR_UMNR
                                                            German - GER_UMNR
                                                            Greek - GREEK_UMNR
                                                            Hebrew - HEBR_UMNR
                                                            Italian - IT_UMNR
                                                            Japanese Language - JAPNS_UMNR
                                                            Korean Language - KORLG_UMNR
                                                            Latin - LATIN_UMNR
                                                            Portuguese - PORT_UMNR
                                                            Russian - RUS_UMNR
                                                            Russian Translation - RUST_UMNR
                                                            Spanish - SPAN_UMNR