Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Spring Semester 1999
PROFESSOR JOHN C. SPYCHALSKI, 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 logistics 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: 46 credits
(12 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)
ELECTIVES: 11-23 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 (51 credits)
ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), CMPSC 203 GQ(4), ECON 002 GS(3), 004 GS(3), M I S 204(2), MS&IS 200(4) (Sem: 1-4)
B A 301(3), 302(3), 303(3), 304(3), B LOG 320(3), 421(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
B LOG 455(3) (Sem: 7-8)
B LOG 425W(3) (Sem: 9-10)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (10 credits)
MATH 110 GQ(4) or 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 6 credits from B LOG 400(3), 405(3), 410(3), 415(3), 420(3), 430(3), or 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)
 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 Department: Summer Session 1995
Blue Sheet #: 23-06-016
Review Date: 6/3/99 (General Education Update)