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Penn State University
State College, PA 16802
Course Schedule Per Semester
|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|
|ED&G 100||Intro to Engineering Design||3|
|HRIM 201||Intro to Hospitality Management||3|
|MATH 140||Calc W/ Analytic Geometry||4|
|RPTM 101||Intro to Recreational Services||2|
|ARCH 210||Design/Plan Theory||3|
|E MCH 11||Statics||3|
|MATH 141||Calc W/ Analytic Geometry 2||4|
|PHYS 212||Electricity and Magnetism||4|
|RL ST 140W||Religion in American life||3|
|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|
|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|
|ARCH 481||Digital Design||3|
|BA 302||Supply Chain||2|
|KINES 90||Volley Ball||1.5|
|MIS 431||Business Data Management||3|
|SPAN 20||Intensive Spanish||6|
|ARCH 497 B||Digital Urban Design||3|
|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|
|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
|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
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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.