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Business Logistics and International Business (BLGIB) - Archive

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Begin Date: Spring Semester 2000
End Date: Summer Session 2003 (Program dropped effective Summer Session 2003)

Business Logistics and International Business (BLGIB) - Archive

PROFESSOR JOHN E. TYWORTH, in charge

This major is designed for students who are seeking a global perspective on careers involving the management of logistics systems. The business logistics component encompasses supply chain processes, including transportation, purchasing and materials management, inventory control, customer service, movement of goods across international boundaries, and associated information flows required for coordination of the entire integrated logistics system. The international business component focuses on the political, economic, financial, geographic, and cultural conditions within different nations and their effects on business activity.

For the B.S. degree in Business Logistics and International Business, a minimum of 145 credits is required (at least 15 credits must be taken at the 400 level).

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(12 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 12-24 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 88-100 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.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (54 credits)
ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), CMPSC 203 GQ(4), ECON 002 GS(3)[1], ECON 004 GS(3), M I S 204(2), MS&IS 200(4) (Sem: 1-4)
B A 301(3), B A 302(3), B A 303(3), B A 304(3), B LOG 305(3)[1], B LOG 320(3)[1], B LOG 421(3)[1], ENGL 202D GWS(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)
B LOG 455(3)[1] (Sem: 7-8)
B LOG 425W(3)[1] (Sem: 9-10)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (7 credits)
MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits[1] from B LOG 400(3), B LOG 405(3), B LOG 410(3), B LOG 415(3), B LOG 420(3), B LOG 430(3), or B LOG 432(3) (Sem: 5-10)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (27-39 credits)
[Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.]
Select 15 credits of business and related non-business courses in an approved Education Abroad Program in consultation with adviser (Sem: 5-6)
Select 12 credits of international business-related courses in consultation with adviser (see department list) (Sem: 5-10)
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)

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

Last Revised by Department: Spring Semester 2000
Blue Sheet #: 28-02-008A
Review Date: 4/1100 (General Education information updated)

Dropped by the Department: Summer Session 2003
Blue Sheet #: 32-01-030
Review Date: 9/2/03

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