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Penn State University

Bachelor of Science — December ’08

Major- Management Information System

Minor- Architecture

State College, PA 16802

Course Schedule Per Semester
Freshman Year

1st Semester

Course Description Credits
AE 124 S Freshman Orientation 1
CHEM 06 Problem Solving Chem 1
CHEM 12 Chem Principals 3
CHEM 14 Experimental Chem Lab 1
ECON 2 Micro Economics 3
ENGL 15 Rhetoric & Comp 3

2nd Semester

Course Description Credits
ED&G 100 Intro to Engineering Design 3
HRIM 201 Intro to Hospitality Management 3
MATH 140 Calc W/ Analytic Geometry 4
PHYS 211 Mechanics 4
RPTM 101 Intro to Recreational Services 2
Sophomore Year

3rd Semester

Course Description Credits
ARCH 210 Design/Plan Theory 3
E MCH 11 Statics 3
MATH 141 Calc W/ Analytic Geometry 2 4
Math 220 Matrices 2
PHYS 212 Electricity and Magnetism 4
RL ST 140W Religion in American life 3

4th Semester

Course Description Credits
KINES 42A Ice Skating- Adv Beginner 1.5
BA 241 Legal Environment of Business 2
BA 242 Social and Ethical Environment of Business 2
ECON 4 Macro Economics 3
MS&IS 200 Intro to Statistics for Business 4
MIS 204 Intro to Business Information Systems 2
Junior Year

5th Semester

Course Description Credits
ACCTG 211 Financial Accounting for Decision Making 4
ARCH 130 A Basic Design & Research 1 3
CAS 100A Effective Speech 3
CMPSC 203 Business programming Application 4
GEOG 100 Economic Geography 3

6th Semester

Course Description Credits
ARCH 481 Digital Design 3
BA 302 Supply Chain 2
BA 303 Marketing 2
KINES 90 Volley Ball 1.5
MIS 431 Business Data Management 3
SPAN 20 Intensive Spanish 6
Senior Year

7th Semester

Course Description Credits
ARCH 497 B Digital Urban Design 3
BA 301 Finance 2
BA 304 Management and Organization 2
MIS 432 Business Information Systems Analysis 3
MIS 479W Management of Operations Information/ERP 3
PSYCH 100 Intro Psychology 3

8th Semester

Course Description Credits
ARCH 211 Design Plan Theory 2 3
ENGL 202D Business Writing 3
KINES 17 Ballroom Dance 1.5
LARCH 497 Continuation of Arch 497B 3
MIS 442 Business Information Systems Design 3
Super Senior Year

9th Semester

Course Description Credits
ARCH 497C Digital Design and Fabrication 3
BA 411 Analyzing Business and Industry 3
ECON 333 International Economics 3
MIS 434 Internet Technologies 3
R EST 301 Real Estate Fundamentals 3
Course Description by Subject Area

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Management Information Systems


  • M I S 204 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS ( 2) Introduction to the use of information systems in business organizations.
  • M I S 431 Business Data Management (3) The architecture of business information processing systems and technical aspects of database management.
  • M I S 432 Business Information System Analysis (3) The analysis of business information systems and the requirements specifications of redesigned systems.
  • MIS 434 Internet Technologies (3) Technical foundations of the eBusiness environment and web applications development to support internet-based commerce.
  • MIS 442 Business Information Systems Design (3) Object-oriented concepts such as: object, instance, class, inheritance, polymorphism; application of these methodologies and design patterns to business system analysis.
  • M I S 479W Management of Operations Information/ERP (3) Management and implementation of enterprise information systems for business integration and supply chain management.

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General Business


  • ACCTG 211 FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING ( 4) Introduction to the role of accounting numbers in the process of managing a business and in investor decision making.
  • B A 241 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS ( 2) Examines the legal system’s role and impact regarding business transactions, liability issues, and ownership of intellectual property. Students earning credit for B A 241 may not earn credit toward Smeal College baccalaureate degree for B Law 243 and/or B A 243.
  • B A 242 SOCIAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS ( 2) Explores the social and ethical environment of business and ethical decision making in a business context.
  • B A 301 Finance (2) This course provides an overview of finance. The primary focus is on financial decision making in organizations – also known as corporate finance. In addition to corporate finance, the course also covers the two other primary areas of finance: financial markets and institutions, and investments.
  • B A 302 Supply Chains (2) Introduction to key elements and strategic importance of supply chain networks.
  • B A 303 Marketing (2) Introduction to customer behavior and research, service/product development, pricing and promotion in diverse and international marketing contexts.
  • B A 304 Management and Organization (2) Introduction to key concepts for the design and management of organizations.
  • B A 411 Analyzing Business and Industry (3) Prepares students to read, interpret, and analyze financial statements effectively in order to evaluate business entities and their industries.
  • CMPSC 203 (GQ) PRINCIPLES OF PROGRAMMING WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS ( 4) Programming in a high-level language; introduction to computers; packaged software: statistical packages and spreadsheets; designed for business students. Prerequisite: 2 entrance units in mathematics
  • ECON 002 (GS) INTRODUCTORY MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND POLICY ( 3) Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution
  • ECON 004 (GS) INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND POLICY ( 3) National income measurement; aggregate economic models; money and income; policy problems
  • ECON 333 (GS) INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS(3) Why nations trade, barriers to trade, balance of payments adjustment and exchange rate determination, eurocurrency markets, and trade-related institutions.
  • MS&IS 200 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS ( 4) Introduction to business statistics including topics in probability theory, sampling, inference, quality assurance, regression, forecasting, and simulation.

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  • ED&G 100 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN ( 3) Introduction to engineering design through team-oriented design projects supported by communication skills: graphical, verbal, written.
  • E MCH 211 Statics (3) Equilibrium of coplanar force systems; analysis of frames and trusses; non coplanar force systems; friction; centroids and moments of inertia.




  • A E 124S Architectural Engineering Orientation (1) Introduction to architectural engineering; lectures and discussions with special reference to the relation of architectural engineering to the building industry.
  • ARCH 210 (GA) CONTEMPORARY DESIGN AND PLANNING THEORIES ( 3) Central concepts, fundamental values, philosophy, and processes leading to the design and planning of buildings and man-made environments.
  • ARCH 211 (GA) Contemporary Design and Planning Theories II (3) Continuation of ARCH 210, with an in-depth analysis and study of significant and current environmental constructs and issues.
  • ARCH 130A BASIC DESIGN AND RESEARCH I ( 3 – 6) Multidimensional design and perceptual development. Formulation of abstracted concepts and logical visual models. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering majors only
  • ARCH 481   Digital Design Media (3) Advanced course in digital modeling, rendering, animation and non-linear video for architectural investigations.
  • ARCH 497B DIGITAL URBAN DESIGN (3) A student centered, paperless interactive digital design/information technology studio.
  • ARCH 497C Digital Design and Fabrication (3) This course investigates both the conceptual and practical implications of digital fabrication technologies in the process of design construction.
  • DRAFTING – High school tech program that spent 3/4’s of two semesters learning the basics of drafting and architectural and mechanical design

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  • CHEM 012 (GN) CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES ( 3) Basic concepts and quantitative relations. The following combinations of courses must be taken to receive General Education credit in chemistry
  • CHEM 014 (GN) EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY ( 1) Introduction to quantitative experimentation in chemistry. The following combinations of courses must be taken to receive General Education credit in chemistry: CHEM 012 GN (or CHEM 017 GN) and CHEM 014 GN;
  • PHYS 211L (GN) GENERAL PHYSICS: MECHANICS ( – 4) Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton’s laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.
  • PHYS 212 (GN) GENERAL PHYSICS: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM ( 4) Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of electricity and magnetism.
  • PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory Psychology (3) Introduction to general psychology; principles of human behavior and their applications.

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  • MATH 140 (GQ) CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I ( 4) Functions, limits; analytic geometry; derivatives, differentials, applications; integrals, applications.
  • MATH 141 (GQ) CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II ( 4) Derivatives, integrals, applications; sequences and series; analytic geometry; polar coordinates.
  • MATH 220 (GQ) MATRICES ( 2) Systems of linear equations; matrix algebra; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; linear systems of differential equations.




  • CAS 100A GWS) EFFECTIVE SPEECH ( 3) Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation.
  • ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition (3) Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose.
  • ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business Writing (3) Writing reports and other common forms of business communication.
  • SPAN 020   Intensive Spanish (6) Basic and intermediate Spanish grammar, oral, aural, and writing skills (essentially equivalent to second half of SPAN 002 and all of SPAN 003).

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Career Related


  • HRIM 201 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY ( 3) Introduction to the hospitality industry and hospitality management.
  • R EST 301 Real Estate Fundamentals (3) Introduction to urban real estate; economic forces affecting property rights; real estate markets and finance; land-use analysis; government policies.
  • RPTM 101 INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION SERVICES ( 2) Introduction to discipline and exploration of professional career models/ paths, historical development of profession, expectations and opportunities in recreation services.


Other/ Gen Ed


  • GEOG 126 (GS;US;IL) ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY ( 3) The location of economic activity at both macro- and micro-regional levels on the earth’s surface
  • RL ST 140Y (GH;US) (AM ST) RELIGION IN AMERICAN LIFE AND THOUGHT ( 3) The function, contributions, tensions, and perspectives of religion in American culture.

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