Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Penn State University

University College

General Requirements

Majors in the University College may be started at any campus and are completed at one of the 14 campuses comprising the University College. (The ending campus is noted with the transfer requirements.) 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 one of the University College college campuses will transition to the University College campus offering the program on completion of the entrance to major requirements.

The University College is comprised of 14 Penn State Campuses.

Please contact your campus of interest for more information about a particular University College major:

University College: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Administration of Justice B.A. (AJACC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Dubois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre)
No additional requirements.
Administration of Justice B.S. (AJSCC)
Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Dubois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre)
No additional requirements.
American Studies (AMSCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, Worthington Scranton)
No additional requirements.
Arts Administration (ARACC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Lehigh Valley)
No additional requirements.
Biobehavioral Health (BBHUC BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, New Kensington)
Requires 2 semesters of college biology in progress or completed at the time of application.
Biology (BIOCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Schuylkill, Worthington Scranton, York)
No additional requirements.
Business (BSBCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton, York)
Requires College Algebra II (with analytic geometry) or a higher level math course.
Communication Arts and Sciences (CASCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, York)
No additional requirements.
Communications (COMCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Greater Allegheny, New Kensington)
No additional requirements.
Corporate Communication (CCCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Fayette, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton)
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 (ENGCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, Greater Allegheny, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton, York)
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.
Health Policy and Administration (HPACC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto)
No additional requirements.
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette,, Mont Alto, Shenango, Worthington Scranton, York)
No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSCC)
(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, York and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensignton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, York )
3 credits of Information, People and Technology, 3 credits of Organization of Data, and 3 credits of Networking and Telecommunication are required.
Letters, Arts, & Sciences (LASCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Mont Alto, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton )
No additional requirements.
Project and Supply Chain Management (PSMCC)
Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, New Kensington or Shenango)
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. (PYACC)
Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Worthington Scranton, Schuylkill, York)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PYSCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Worthington Scranton, Schuylkill, York)
No additional Requirements.
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSCC)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Hazleton,Lehigh Valley, Wilkes-Barre)
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.