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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Business and the Liberal Arts Minor (BUSLA)

Contact: College of the Liberal Arts, Michael Berkman, mbb1@psu.edu

This minor offers fundamental courses in business, the opportunity for more advanced business courses, and Liberal Arts coursework emphasizing various perspectives on business.

Only courses in which the student earns a grade of C or better may be counted toward fulfillment of the requirements for the minor.

Students pursuing the Minor in Business and the Liberal Arts are encouraged to use ENGL 202D to satisfy their English 202 requirement.

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 24-25 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (4 credits)
ACCTG 211(4) (Sem: 3-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (20-21 credits)
At least 6 credits in additional courses must be at the 400 level.
ECON 102 GS(3) or ECON 14 GS(3) (Sem: 3-8)
FIN 100(3) or FIN 301(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 2-3 credits from PHIL 119 GH(3) or BE 392 GWS(2); COMM 427(3), COMM 475(3), COMM 487(3), ENGR 407(3), RPTM 230(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Select 6 credits from the following course list:
BA 250(3), BA 321(1-3), COMM 385(3), COMM 424(3), COMM 473(3), COMM 493(3), ECON 390(3), ECON 490(3), LER 100 GS(3); MGMT 100(3) or MGMT 301(3); MGMT 425(3), MGMT 426(3); MKTG 221(3) or MKTG 301(3); MKTG 302(3), MKTG 310(3), MKTG 327(3), MKTG 330(3), MKTG 342(3), SCM 301(3), STAT 220(3), or 3 credits of appropriate internship selected in consultation with adviser.

Select 6 credits from the following course list:
AFAM 445 US(3), AGEC 430(3), CED 450 IL(3), ANTH 451(3), ANTH 455(3), CAS 352(3), CAS 426(3), CAS 450(3), CAS 452(3), CAS 452W(3), CAS 471 US;IL(3), COMM 405(3), COMM 410 IL(3), COMM 419 US;IL(3), COMM 489(3), COMM 490(3), COMM 491(3), COMM 492(3), CRIM 467(3), CRIMJ 460(3), CRIMJ 467(3), ECON 315 GS(3), ECON 333 GS(3), ECON 342 GS(3), ECON 402(3), ECON 412(3), ECON 428(3), ECON 432(3), ECON 433(3), ECON 434(3), ECON 436W US(3), ECON 443(3), ECON 444(3), ECON 445(3), ECON 447W(3), ECON 463 IL(3), ECON 471(3), ECON 472(3), ENGL 419(3), EBF 473(3), ENNEC 482(3), ENNEC 483(3), FR 407 IL(3), FR 408 IL(3), GEOG 424 US;IL(3), GEOG 439(3), GEOG 475(3), GER 308 IL(3), GER 408 IL(3), HPA 420(3), HPA 445(3), HDFS 424 US(3), HDFS 425 US(3), HIST 423 IL(3), HIST 425 IL(3), HIST 430 IL(3), HIST 445 US(3), HIST 446 US(3), HIST 447 US(3), HIST 451 US(3), HIST 458 US(3), HIST 468 IL(3), HIST 475 IL(3), HIST 481 IL(3), IST 431(3), IST 432(3), IST 445(3), IST 452(3), JAPNS 403 IL(4), JAPNS 404 IL(4), LER 400 IL(3), LER 401(3), LER 411(3), LER 425(3), LER 434(3), LER 437(3), LER 444(3), LER 445 US(3), LER 458 US(3), LER 460(3), LER 464(3), LER 465(3), LER 470(3), PHIL 406(3), PHIL 407(3), PHIL 418(3), PHIL 418W(3), PHIL 420(3), PHIL 431(3), PHIL 432(3), PLSC 412(3), PLSC 419(3), PLSC 490(3), PLSC 426(3), PLSC 440 US;IL(3), PLSC 441(3), PLSC 444(3), PLSC 445 US(3), PLSC 474(3), PLSC 481(3), PLSC 487(3), PLSC 490(3), PSYCH 482(3), PSYCH 484(3), PSYCH 485(3), SOC 420(3), SOC 422(3), SOC 444(3), SOC 447(3), SOC 455(3), SOC 456(3), SPAN 420(3), STAT 470(3), WMNST 426 US;IL(3), WMNST 420 US;IL(3), WMNST 456(3), WMNST 472(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2011

Blue Sheet Item #: 40-04-038

Review Date: 01/10/2012

UCA Revision #1: 8/3/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/26/07

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