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Penn State Abington (4yr)

Abington: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Accelerated Bachelor of Science/doctor of Physical Therapy (SPTAB)
Not available for transfer admission.
Accounting (ACCAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
American Studies (AMSAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington):
No additional requirements.
Art (ARTAB)
(Start and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Biology (BIOAB)
(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
Business (BSBAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or calculus are required.
Corporate Communication (CCBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJAAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Elementary and Early Childhood Education (CEAED)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington, Altoona, Berks, Behrend, University Park)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required. Applicants who will have completed two-years of college course work are expected to have met the entrance to major requirements for their intended major.

College of Education: Entrance Criteria Table

English (ENGAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Finance (FNCE_BS)
Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
General Engineering (G E)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington, Brandywine, DuBois, Hazleton)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 3-4 credits of differential equations, 8 credits of calculus-based physics – mechanics and electricity and magnetism, and 3 credits of college chemistry are required.
History (HSTAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSAB)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, University Park, Wilkes-Barre, World Campus, Worthington Scranton and Finish: Abington):
No additional requirements.
Integrative Arts (IARAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINAL_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.

MOVEMENT SCIENCE OPTION: This option provides interdisciplinary scientific training in academic areas such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, movement neuroscience, psychology of physical activity, and sport history and philosophy to understand movement for prevention and diagnosis of chronic disease, rehabilitation and treatment, and/or theoretical study. Students are prepared for graduate study in many clinical fields including medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physical assistant, cardiac rehabilitation, as well as a broad range of careers in biomedical and health-related fields.

EXERCISE SCIENCE OPTION: This option is a program of study in the science of exercise. This program offers Kinesiology background and applied experience in fitness assessment, exercise physiology, exercise psychology, motor skill development, nutrition and healthy living skills. Graduates will be able to scientifically assess fitness levels of individuals. Analyzing those assessments, graduates will then be capable of designing and implementing appropriate exercise programs. Students in the Business Emphasis will select courses from a department list that will enhance their opportunity for graduate studies in Kinesiology related fields, Physical Therapy and Medical schools. The completion of the Exercise Science Option will enable graduates to compete for employment in the corporate fitness arena, private fitness clubs, cummunity-based fitness organizations, hospital and university settings or possibly to operate their own health and fitness company.

Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LASAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Nursing (for Rn's Only) (NURN_BSN)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington, Altoona, Behrend, Fayette, Harrisburg, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, Worthington Scranton, World Campus):
Requires a current RN License in good standing, associate degree in nursing or RN nursing diploma.
Psychological and Social Sciences B.A. (PSSBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Psychological and Social Sciences B.S. (PSSBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSAB)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
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.