Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Penn State University

PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS

Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASTRO)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 8 credits of calculus-based physics, 3 credits of general chemistry and 3 credits of calculus physics-based astronomy are required.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (B M B)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 1 credit general chemistry lab are required.
Chemistry (CHEM)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 2 credits of general chemistry lab and 3 credits of organic chemistry are required.
Chemistry (CHMBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Not Available for transfer admission.
Earth & Mineral Sciences (undecided) (EM SC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.
Earth Sciences (EARTH)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits calculus with analytic geometry and 4 credits calculus-based physics are required.
Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESPBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements. Available at World Campus only.
Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESPBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements. Available at World Campus only.
Geobiology (GEOBI)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits calculus with analytic geometry and 4 credits calculus-based physics are required.
Geography B.A. (GEOBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Geography B.S. (GEOBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Geosciences B.A. (GSCBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Geosciences B.S. (GSCBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits calculus with analytic geometry and 4 credits calculus-based physics are required.
Mathematics B.A. (MTAAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Mathematics B.A. (MTHBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry are required.
Mathematics B.S. (MA SC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Mathematics B.S. (MTHBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry.
Mathematics B.S. (MTHBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry are required.
Mathematics B.S. (MTSAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science (METEO)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits calculus with analytic geometry and 8 credits calculus-based physics are required.
Microbiology (MICRB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 6 credits of general chemistry plus 1 credit general chemistry lab are required.
Physics (PHYBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 8 credits of calculus-based physics, and 3 credits of general chemistry are required.
Physics (PHYS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 8 credits of calculus-based physics and 3 credits of general chemistry are required.
Planetary Science and Astronomy (PASTR)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 8 credits of calculus-based physics and 3 credits of general chemistry are required.
Science (undecided) (BCSCN)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Science (undecided) (SCIEN)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
Requires 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry.
Science B.S. (SC BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry plus 2 of the following courses are required: 4 credits of general calculus or non-calculus based physics, 3 credits of chemistry or 4 credits of biology.
Science B.S. (SCIAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of general biology, and 4 credits of general chemistry are required.
Science B.S. (SCIAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Science B.S. (SCIBL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Science B.S. (SCICA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Science B.S. (SCICC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Worthington-Scranton, York)
4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry and two of the following: 4 credits of Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity, 3 credits of Chemical Principles, 4 credits of Mechanics, or 4 credits of Introductory Physics are required.
Science B.S. (SCNBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Statistics (STAT)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry are required.