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Smeal College of Business

General Requirements

Smeal College of Business

University Park:

No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.

Penn State Commonwealth Campuses:

Applicants who have completed 19 to 29 credits of regionally accredited college work, have a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have successfully completed English Composition and at least 3 credits of college algebra (equivalent to Math 022) or calculus are admissible to the Business premajor. Applicants may not use summer enrollment after the second semester to complete required courses.

Applicants with greater than 29 credits of regionally accredited college work; no transfer admission to Smeal College of Business and no subsequent movement to Smeal from another college or major.

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Smeal College of Business: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Accounting (ACCTG)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Business (undecided) (B A)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) Applicants who have less than 19 credits of completed college course work and meet the eligibility requirements listed below may request to start at a Penn State Campus in summer or fall. No admission to spring semester.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIENT)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Finance (FIN)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Management (MGMT)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Management Information Systems (M I S)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Marketing (MKTG)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Risk Management (R M)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework.
Options in this program include: Actuarial Science, Enterprise Risk Management and Real Estate. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.
Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) No transfer admission to University Park. Applicants with who meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed 29 or more credits of college coursework..
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 is required as well as 3 credits of English composition and 3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus.