Alert Date to Accept Offers of Admission Extended to May 15

Penn State will extend its offer acceptance deadline from May 1 to May 15, 2024, for incoming first-year students enrolling in the summer or fall 2024 terms.
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Interdisciplinary Studies

Accounting (ACCAB_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Accounting (ACCAL_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
3 credits of either college algebra II (with analytic geometry) or college level calculus required.
Accounting (ACCBK_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
Suggested: 4 credits of accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, 3 credits of marketing, 3 credits of management, and 4 credits of statistics.
Accounting (ACCT_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg) (Start and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Accounting (ACCTG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park)
No transfer admission to University Park and no subsequent movement to Smeal from another college or major. 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. No transfer admission into any program in Smeal College for applicants who have completed more than 2 semesters 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.
Accounting (ACNTG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required. Suggested: 4 credits of financial/managerial accounting, 3 credits of microeconomics, 3 credits of English composition, 4 credits of calculus, and 4 credits of statistics.
African American Studies (AAST_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
African Studies (AFRST_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
American Studies (AMSAB_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington):
No additional requirements.
American Studies (AMSCA_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
American Studies (AMSUC_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Brandywine, Scranton)
No additional requirements.
Anthropology (ANTH_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Asian Studies (ASIA_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOAB_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, University Park, York and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOAL_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, University Park, York and Finish: Altoona)
Suggested: 4 credits of introductory statistics, 9 credits of information sciences and technology, and 3 credits of computer systems literacy.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOBK_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, University Park, York and Finish: Berks)
3 credits of cybersecurity, 9 credits of information sciences and technology, and 4 credits of statistics.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOCA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOUC_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Greater Allgheny, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Shenango or York)
Suggested: 3 credits of cybersecurity, 9 credits of information sciences and technology, and 4 credits of statistics.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CAOWC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
2.0 GPA, No additional requirements
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations B.S. (CYAOP_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: 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.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA
Data Sciences, Applied Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: 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.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA

Applied Data Sciences - This option focuses on the principles, methods, and tools for assembly, validation, organization, analysis, visualization, and interpretation of large and heterogeneous data, to support data-driven discovery and decision making, with emphasis on addressing pressing scientific, organizational, and societal challenges. A combination of required and elective courses provides students with the training and skills needed to develop advanced tools and domain-specific analyses that yield actionable knowledge from data. This option also provides critical analytical skills needed to assess the benefits and limitations of data analytics across a broad range of applications.

Data Sciences, Computational Data Sciences (DTSCE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park)
Not available for transfer admission.

Computational Data Sciences - This option focuses on the computational foundations of the data sciences, including the design, implementation and analysis of software that manages the volume, heterogeneity and dynamic characteristics of large data sets and that leverages the computational power of multicore hardware. Students in this option will take upper-level courses in computer science and related fields to develop the skills necessary to construct efficient solutions to computational problems involving Big Data.

Data Sciences, Statistical Modeling Data Sciences (DTSCS_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Not Available for transfer admission.

Statistical Modeling Data Sciences - This option focuses on statistical models and methods that are needed to discover and validate patterns in Big Data. Students in this option will take upper-level statistics and mathematics courses, learning to apply the theoretical machinery of quantitative models to the solution of real-world problems involving Big Data.

Digital Media, Arts, and Technology (DIGIT_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required.
Digital Multimedia Design (DIGMD_BDES)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: World Campus)
A minimum 2.0 GPA is required.
Enterprise Technology Integration, B.S. (ETCHI_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: University Park; Start at World Campus and Finish at World Campus) 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.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Enterprise Technology Integration, B.S. (ETICA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
General Arts & Sciences (GAS_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Global and International Studies (GSBA_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Global and International Studies (GSBS_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Global Studies (GLBST_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Health & Human Development (undecided) (HHD_PMAJ)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Human Capital Management (HCPMG_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Human-Centered Design and Development, B.S (HCDCA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: Harrisburg)
No Additional requirements
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSCA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSWC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
2.0 GPA, No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISTBS_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: University Park)
Penn State University Park:
Not available for transfer admission
Penn State Commonwealth Campuses
Applicants who have completed three or fewer semesters of college coursework and meet eligibility requirements may apply to start at a Penn State Campus and transition to University Park on completion of entrance to major requirements.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Information Systems (INFSY_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSAB_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, and Finish: Abington):
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSAL_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, and Finish: Altoona):
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSBK_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Information Technology B.S. (ITSUC_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, York and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensignton, Wilkes-Barre, York )
12 credits of information sciences and technology.
Integrated Social Sciences (ISOSC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies (IBE_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Jewish Studies (JST_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINAL_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINBK_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINCA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Kinesiology (KINES_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
University Park: 3.0 GPA. Requires 3 credits in physiology or 6 credits in anatomy and physiology, 4 credits in general chemistry with a lab, and 3 credits in college trigonometry or calculus. Penn State Campuses: 2.75 GPA.
Important Dates

Applications and complete credentials for spring semester must be received by October 1 and for summer/fall semester by March 15 for Kinesiology.

Law and Society (LAWSC_BA)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Liberal Arts (undecided) (BCHSS_PMAJ)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Liberal Arts (undecided) (LA_PMAJ)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Linguistics B. A. (LING_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Middle East Studies (MESTD_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park):
No additional requirements.
Multidisciplinary Studies (LAS_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park) ( Start and Finish at World Campus):
No additional requirements. No transfer admission to Multidisciplinary Studies except through the World Campus or campus locations.
Multidisciplinary Studies (LASAB_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Multidisciplinary Studies (LASAL_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Multidisciplinary Studies (LASUC_BA)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Mont Alto, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton )
No additional requirements.
Occupational Science B.S (OCCSC_BS)
(Start and Finish: Mont Alto)
To be eligible for admission to the BS in Occupational Science applicants must have completed an associate degree in either Physical Therapist Assistant or Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.
Important Dates

Preffered Application Submission Dates:

Summer Semester Applicants: April 1 Fall Semester Applicants: December 1 Spring Semester Applicants: November 1

Organizational and Professional Communication B.A. (ORPCM_BA)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Organizational and Professional Communication B.S. (ORPCM_BS)
(Start and Finish: Berks; World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Organizational Leadership B.A. (OLBA_BA)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Organizational Leadership B.S. (OLBS_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: Berks, World Campus)
No additional requirements
Science Business / M B A (SCBUS_BS)
Not available for transfer admission.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRA_BS)
(Start at any Commonwealth campus and Finish: 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.
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 22 and a minimum of a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAAL_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRABK_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Berks)
Suggested: 6 credits of information sciences and technology and 6 credits of security risk analysis.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRACA_BS)
(Start at Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Shenango, York and Finish: Harrisburg):
No additional requirements.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAWC_BS)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
2.0 GPA, No additional requirements
Social Data Analytics (SODA_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Suggested: 8 credits of college level calculus with a grade of C or better, 3 credits of a Quantitative Political Analysis class with a grade of B or better, and 8 credits of programming and computation classes with a grade of C or better.
Strategic Communications (STRCM_BA)
(Start and Finish: World Campus)
A minimum 2.0 GPA is required.
Women's Studies B.A. (WSBA_BA)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Women's Studies B.S. (WSBS_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.