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Altoona College

General Requirements

Altoona College

Majors in the Altoona College may be started at any Penn State campus and are completed at Penn State Altoona.(Unless otherwise noted.) Applicants with less than two years of course work will enter the college in a pre-major status and gain entrance to their major on completion of the entrance to major requirements for their intended major. Typically at the end of the sophomore year. Applicants starting at a campus other than Penn State Altoona will transition to Penn State Altoona on completion of the entrance to major requirements.

Altoona College: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Biology (BIOAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Business (BSBAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus required.
Communications (COMAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Electro - Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona, Berks, New Kensington, York)
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.
English (ENGAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Environmental Studies B.A. (ENVBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Environmental Studies B.S. (ENVBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
History (HISAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Integrative Arts (IARAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINAL_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LASAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Mathematics B.A. (MTAAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Mathematics B.S. (MTSAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Political Science B.A. (PLSAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.A. (PSCBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PSCBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Rail Transportation Engineering (RTEAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Science B.S. (SCIAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAAL)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Visual Arts Studies (VAST)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.