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Computer Science (CMPBC_BS)

Program Transfer Requirements:

Campus Options:
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)

Major Requirements:
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.

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.

Tuition Advisory

Please be advised that a student’s tuition will increase when the Penn State transcript reflects 59.1 cumulative credits. Credits earned from tests, like AP or IB exams, are considered transfer credits and are included in the cumulative credit total. If the credits you are transferring or have transferred to Penn State place you above 59.1 cumulative credits after the start of the semester, your tuition will increase immediately. You will receive a bill for the additional tuition on the first day of the following month. For more information, visit the Office of the Bursar's website