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Operations and Information Systems Management (OISM) - 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 (OISM) - Archive

PROFESSOR W. DAVID KELTON, in charge

This major focuses on production and operations planning in the modern business corporation. The critical role of Information Systems in the design and implementation of such operations is clearly recognized and interwoven into the program. Students will develop technical skills in both operations planning and information systems as well as a general knowledge of business administration.

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

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: 4-16 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 79-91 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), B A 303(2), B A 304(2), ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
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: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (7 credits)
MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem:1-2)
M I S 432(3)[1] or OISM 455(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (13-25 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 7 credits from related business and nonbusiness courses in consultation with adviser (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits of international courses related to the foreign language area (see department list) (Sem: 5-8)
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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 #: 26-04-006
Review Date: 3/11/03

Dropped by the Department: Summer Session 2003
Blue Sheet #: 32-01-037
Review Date: 9/2/03

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