Lancaster Center Banner

Spring 2014 VLN Course Schedule

Lancaster Center classes begin the week of January 13. The Center is closed from December 23, 2013, through January 1, 2014. We will reopen January 2, 2014.

Video Learning Network (VLN) classes are broadcast to The Lancaster Center from other Penn State campuses. Classes also include a web component.

For more information, contact Penn State, The Lancaster Center at 717-299-7667 or

Term I
Course No. Course Title Instructor Schedule No. Course Meets
MIS 204 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Jeff Warner, delivered through the Video Learning Network 328402 Mondays
January 13 – February 24
5:00–7:30 p.m.
  Introduction to the use of information systems in business organizations. More Information
FIN 301 CORPORATION FINANCE Robert Godshalk, delivered through the Video Learning Network 328426 Saturdays
January 18 – March 1
8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  Nature of finance function; risk and return concepts; working capital; dividend policies; mergers; security markets; acquisition and management of corporate capital; analysis of operations, forecasting capital requirements; raising capital; and planning profits. Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030; ACCTG 211 ;ECON 102 or ECON 104; SCM 200 or STAT 200. Available to Baccalaureate students only. Not available to students who have taken B A 301. More Information
Term II
Course No. Course Title Instructor Schedule No. Course Meets
CAS 100C (GWS) EFFECTIVE SPEECH Video Learning Network 329908 Thursdays
March 20 – May 1
6:00–8:00 p.m.
  Principles of communication, implemented through analysis and evaluation of messages, with some attention to formal speaking and group discussion. More Information
March 15 – April 26
8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  Emphasizes the development of individual, group, critical thinking, and presentation skills, through the application of modern method and business technology. More Information
IB 303(IL) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OPERATIONS Video Learning Network 328504 Saturdays
March 15 – April 26
1:00–4:30 p.m.
  A survey of the major aspects of international business environment and operations with an emphasis on the cultural dimension. More Information
BA 100 (GS) INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS Don Dutco, delivered through the Video Learning Network 334453 Mondays
March 17 – April 28
5:30–7:30 p.m.
  A comprehensive view of the contemporary environment of business. More Information