Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 1999
PROFESSOR J. KEITH ORD, 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 Information Systems Management, a minimum of 128 credits is required.
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: 3-15 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), 203 GQ(4), ECON 002 GS(3), 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(3), 302(3), 303(3), 304(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3)(Sem:5-6)
M I S 431(3) , MS&IS 391(2)(Sem:5-6)
OISM 418(3) , 470W(3), 476(3), 479(3) (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)
 A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44. 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 1998
Blue Sheet Item #: 24-04-006
Review Date: 6/3/99 (General Education Update)