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The Behrend College

General Requirements

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Majors in the Behrend College may be started at any Penn State campus and are completed at Penn State Erie.(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 Erie (Behrend) will transition to Penn State Erie (Behrend) on completion of the entrance to major requirements.

Behrend College: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Accounting (ACNTG)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
Arts Administration (ARTSA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Biology (BIOBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of introductory biology, and 3 credits of introductory chemistry are required.
Business (undecided) (BCBUS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required.
Business Economics (BECON)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
Chemistry (CHMBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Communication (COMBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Computer Engineering (CENBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of calculus-based Physics and 3 credits of introductory Chemistry.
Computer Science (CMPBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 3 credits of introductory programming, 3 credits of intermediate programming and either 3 credits of Biology or 4 credits of Chemistry with Lab or 4 credits calculus-based Physics.
Creative Writing (CWRIT)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Digital Media, Arts, and Technology (DIGIT)
(Start at any campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required.
Economics (ECNS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET)
(Start and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
Electrical Engineering (EE BD)
(Start at any campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
Engineering (undecided) (BCEGN)
(Start at any campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required.
English (ELISH)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Environmental Science (ENVSC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Finance (FNC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend) (Start and Finish: World Campus)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
General Arts & Sciences (GAS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
History (HSTBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Industrial Engineering (IESBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies (IBE)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and no additional requirements.
International Business (INT B)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and no additional requirements.
Liberal Arts (undecided) (BCHSS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Management Information Systems (MISBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
Marketing (MRKTG)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
Mathematics B.S. (MTHBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry.
Mechanical Engineering (ME BD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
Mechanical Engineering Technology (METBD)
(Start and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
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.
Plastics Engineering Technology (PLTBD)
(Start and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
Political Science B.A. (POLSC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSCM)
(Start at any campus and Finish: Behrend)
4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics are required.
Psychology B.A. (PSHBA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PSHBS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Science (undecided) (BCSCN)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Science B.S. (SCNBD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Secondary Education, Mathematics (SECBC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Software Engineering (SE BD)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend; Start and Finish at World Campus.)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required and 8 credits of Calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of calculus-based Physics and 3 credits of introductory Chemistry.