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(Archive) Management (MGMT)

Begin Date: Fall Semester 1994
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Management (MGMT) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR GERALD I. SUSMAN, Chair of the Department of Management and Organization

This major helps provide students with knowledge and skills that general mangers need to deal with contemporary challenges, such as those related to motivating people from diverse cultures and nations, globalization of the economy, technology-intensive competition, and interdependence between political, economic, and ecological systems. The management core provides a general overview of the required knowledge and skills. Students can supplement that general overview with one of six areas of concentration. These areas of concentration allow students to explore subjects and issues of interest in greater depth. Completion of an area of concentration will help students prepare better for career opportunities in managerial and staff positions that utilize the specialized knowledge and skills that they will learn form the courses in their chosen area of concentration.

For the B.S. degree in Management, a minimum of 128 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

(12 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 0-12 credits

(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GWS courses; 3 credits of GS courses; and 6 credits of GQ courses)

ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), CMPSC 203 GQ(4), ECON 002 GS(3), 004 GS(3), MS&IS 200(4) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 302 GS(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3), M I S 204(2) (Sem: 5-6)
B A 301(3), 302(3), 303(3), 304(3), MGMT 321(3), 331(3)[1], 341(3)[1], 451W(3)[1], 461(3)[1], 471(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)

MATH 110 GQ(4) or 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)

[Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.]
Attainment of third level proficiency in a single foreign language (0-12). Proficiency must be demonstrated by either examination or course work. See the admission section of the general information in this bulletin for the placement policy for Penn State foreign language courses. (Sem: 1-4)
Select 12 credits (at least 6 credits at the 400 level) and an area of concentration in consultation with adviser (see department list) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits of international courses related to the foreign language area (see department list) (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1994

Blue Sheet #: 22-06-006A

Review Date: 6/3/99 (General Education Update)


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