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Operations and Information Systems Management and International Business (OISIB) - Archive

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Summer Session 2003 (Program dropped effective Summer Session 2003)

Operations and Information Systems Management and International Business (OISIB) - Archive

PROFESSOR W. DAVID KELTON, in charge

This major focuses on production and operations planning in the modern business corporation; the study of Information Systems is interwoven into the program. In addition, the major in Operations and Information Systems Management and International Business recognizes that manufacturing and service markets are worldwide. International manufacturing strategy, global sourcing of materials and components, the multinational structure of business organizations, availability of telecommunication networks, and cross-cultural differences in designing the workplace represent new opportunities for management.

For the B.S. degree in Operations and Information Systems Management 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: 7-19 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 93-105 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 (59 credits)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3), CMPSC 203 GQ(4), ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), M I S 204(2), MS&IS 200(4) (Sem: 3-4)
B A 301(2), B A 302(3)[1], B A 303(2), B A 304(2), ENGL 202D GWS(3), M I S 431(3)[1], MS&IS 391(2) (Sem: 5-6)
OISM 418(3)[1], OISM 470W(3)[1], OISM 476(3)[1], OISM 479(3) (Sem: 5-9)

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

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (30-42 credits)
(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 15 credits of business and related non-business courses in an approved Education Abroad Program in consultation with adviser (Sem: 5-6)
Select 15 credits of international business related courses in consultation with adviser (see department list) (Sem: 5-9)

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[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 the Department: Fall Semester 1998
Blue Sheet Item #: 26-04-007
Review Date: 3/11/03

Dropped by the Department: Summer Session 2003
Blue Sheet #: 32-01-036
Review Date: 9/2/03

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