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Engineering

Aerospace Engineering (AERSP_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Architectural Engineering (AE_BAE)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park):
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Biological Engineering (BE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Biomedical Engineering (BME_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Chemical Engineering (CHE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Civil Engineering (CE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Civil Engineering (CECA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Computer Engineering (CENBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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 Engineering (CMPEN_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Computer Science (CMPAB_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington)
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.
Computer Science (CMPBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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.
Computer Science (CMPSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Computer Science (COMP_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Computer Science (CSENG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Hazleton)
Direct transfer equivalency to Penn State courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry) and Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics) is required. Additionally, 6 credits of college-level computer programming, and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is also required for consideration.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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.
Electrical Engineering (EE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Electrical Engineering (EEBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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.
Electrical Engineering (EENG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Electrical Engineering Technology (EET_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Electrical Engineering Technology (EETEN_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Wilkes-Barre )
A minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration. No additional requirements.
Electro - Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Fayette, New Kensington, York)
A minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration. No additional requirements.
Energy Engineering (ENENG_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)

Commonwealth Campuses: Less than or equal to 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 and the successful completion of 4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (Math 140 equivalent)

University Park:Greater than 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and the successful completion of 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (Math 140 & 141 equivalent), 2 credits of Calculus of Several Variables (Math 231 equivalent), 5 credits of Chemistry (Chem 110, Chem 111, & Chem 112 equivalents), and 8 credits of Calculus based Physics (Phys 211 & 212 equivalents).

Engineering (undecided) (BCEGN_PMAJ)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 is required.
Engineering (undecided) (ENGR_PMAJ)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Applicants who have less than two semesters of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. 4 credits of college calculus are required. Students in this category typically have one year to complete entrance-to-major coursework to qualify for entrance into a College of Engineering major at University Park.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Engineering B. S., Applied Materials (GE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Dubois)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Engineering B.S., Alternate Energy/Power Generation (GE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Hazleton)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Engineering B.S., Multidisciplinary Engineering Design (GE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington, Brandywine)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Engineering Science (ESC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Environmental Systems Engineering (ENVSE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park)

Commonwealth Campuses: Less than or equal to 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 and the successful completion of 4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (Math 140 equivalent)

University Park: Greater than 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and the successful completion of 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (Math 140 & 141 equivalent), 3 or 4 credits of Differential equations (Math 250 or 251 equivalent), 3 credits of Chemistry (Chem 110 equivalent), and 8 credits of Calculus based Physics (Phys 211 & 212 equivalents).

Industrial Engineering (IE_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Industrial Engineering (IESBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth Campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required and no additional requirements.
Materials Science & Engineering (MATSE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)

Commonwealth Campuses: Less than or equal to 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 and the successful completion of 4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (Math 140 equivalent)

University Park: Greater than 48 credits attempted, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, along with a combined GPA of 2.5 of the follow eight entrance to major courses; 8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (MATH 140 & MATH 141 equivalents), 2-3 credits of Matrices (Math 220 equivalent), 3 credits of general chemistry (CHEM110 equivalent), and 8 credits of Physics (PHYS 211 and PHYS212 equivalents).

Mechanical Engineering (ME_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Direct transfer equivalency to PSU course Math 140 (4 credits of college calculus with analytic geometry) and a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

Mechanical Engineering (MEAL_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Mechanical Engineering (MEBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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 (MEBK_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry, 4 credits of chemistry with a lab, and 4 credits of calculus-based physics.
Mechanical Engineering (MECA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Mechanical Engineering BS. (MEENG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Scranton)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Mechanical Engineering Technology (METBC_BS)
(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.
Mining Engineering (MNGE_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)

Commonwealth Campuses: Less than or equal to 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50

University Park: Greater than 48 credits attempted, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75

Nuclear Engineering (NUCE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admissions at University Park. Applicants who have less than or equal to 48 attempted credits, along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 and the successful completion of 4 credits of calculus with analytic geometry (Math 140 equivalent) may apply for admission to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences pre-major status at a campus other than University Park.
Plastics Engineering Technology (PLTBC_BS)
(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.
Polymer Engineering and Science, B.S. (PES_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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.
Rail Transportation Engineering (RTEAL_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Software Engineering (SEBC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth 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.
Structural Design and Construction Engr Technology (SDCET_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Surveying Engineering (SURE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Wilkes-Barre)
A minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for consideration. No additional requirements