Smeal College of Business

Students entering Penn State SU17, FA17, SP18

Entrance to College

It is not possible for a student to move into the Smeal College of Business in pre-major status.

Entrance to Major (ETM) Requirements

These majors are under administrative enrollment controls. To enter, students must:

  • complete the entrance requirements below
  • be enrolled in the Smeal College of Business (pre-major status) or in the Division of Undergraduate Studies
  • apply to enter the major when they are within the 44–59 cumulative credit window
     
ETM requirements for the Smeal College of Business
Major

Minimum Cumulative GPA

Credits/Courses/Grades Additional Criteria
Accounting (ACCTG) 3.20

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

Students must have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.20 in the eight ETM courses.
Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIENT) 3.20

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

 
Finance (FIN) 3.50

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

Students must have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.50 in the eight ETM courses.
Management (MGMT) 3.20

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

 
Management Information Systems (MIS) 3.10

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

Students must have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.10 in the eight ETM courses.
Marketing (MKTG) 3.20

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

Students must have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.20 in the eight ETM courses.
Risk Management (RM)
Options:
  • Actuarial Science (ACTSC)
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Real Estate (REST)
3.20

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MATH 140 and 141 for ACTSC option
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

Students must have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.20 in the eight ETM courses (nine courses for the ACTSC Option).
Supply Chain and Information Systems (SCIS) 3.20

Courses required:

  • ECON 102
  • ESL 15, ENGL 15 or 30
  • ACCTG 211
  • FIN 301
  • MATH 110 or 140
  • MGMT 301
  • MKTG 301
  • SCM 200 or STAT 200

Bold requires C or better

Students must have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.20 in the eight ETM courses.