Social Sciences

Administration of Justice B.A. (AJAUC_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Dubois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre)
No additional requirements.
Administration of Justice B.S. (AJSUC_BS)
Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Dubois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre)
No additional requirements.
Anthropology (ANTH_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Communication Arts and Sciences (CASBK_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Communication Arts and Sciences (CASUC_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, York)
No additional requirements.
Communication Arts and Sciences B.A. (CAS_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Communication Arts and Sciences B.S. (CASBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice (CRIMJ_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg, World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJAAB_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJABK_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.A. (CJBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSAB_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Criminal Justice B.S. (CJSBK_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Criminology B.A. (CRMBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Criminology B.S. (CRMBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Data Sciences, Applied Data Sciences (DATSC_BS)
(Start at any campus and Finish: University Park)
Not Available for transfer admission.

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 (DATSC_BS)
(Start at any 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.

Earth Science and Policy (EARSP_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

Economics (ECNS_BA)
(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.
Economics B.A. (ECLBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park; Start and Finish at World Campus.)
Economics requires 3 credits in introductory macroeconomics and 3 credits in introductory microeconomics.
Economics B.S. (ECLBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park; Start and Finish at World Campus.)
Economics requires 3 credits in introductory macroeconomics and 3 credits in introductory microeconomics.
Geography B.A. (GEOBA_BA)
(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

Geography B.S. (GEOBS_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

Geosciences B.A. (GSCBA_BA)
(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

Health & Human Development (undecided) (HHD_PMAJ)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Health Policy and Administration (HPA_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park; Start at World Campus and Finish at World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Health Policy and Administration (HPACA_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Health Policy and Administration (HPAUC_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto , Schuylkill)
No additional requirements.
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSAL_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCA_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Human Development and Family Studies (HFSUC_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Mont Alto, Scranton, Shenango, York)
No additional requirements.
Information Sciences and Technology B.S. (ISSBK_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 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. (ISSUC_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 )
3 credits of Information, People and Technology, 3 credits of Organization of Data, and 3 credits of Networking and Telecommunication are required.
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
Not available for transfer admission.
Information Systems (INFSY_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
International Politics (INTPL_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park, Start at World Campus and Finish at World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Labor and Human Resources B.A. (LHRBA_BA)
Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) (Start and Finish at World Campus):
No additional requirements.
Law and Society (LAWSC_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Liberal Arts (undecided) (BCHSS_PMAJ)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Liberal Arts (undecided) (LA_PMAJ)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Political Science B.A. (PLSAL_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Political Science B.A. (PLSC_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park; Start and Finish at World Campus.)
No additional requirements.
Political Science B.A. (PLSCA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Political Science B.A. (POLSC_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Political Science B.S. (PLSBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park or Start and Finish at World Campus)
No additional requirements.
Psychological and Social Sciences B.A. (PSSBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Psychological and Social Sciences B.S. (PSSBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.A. (PSCBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.A. (PSHBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.A. (PSYBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) (Start and Finish at World Campus)
Psychology requires 3 credits in introductory psychology, 3 credits in social or behavioral science, 3 credits in college level math, and 4 credits in statistics or statistics for psychology.
Psychology B.A. (PYAUC_BA)
Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, York)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PSCBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Altoona)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PSHBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Behrend)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PSYBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park) (Start and Finish at World Campus)
Psychology requires 3 credits in introductory psychology, 3 credits in social or behavioral science, 3 credits in college level math, and 4 credits in statistics or statistics for psychology.
Psychology B.S. (PSYC_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Psychology B.S. (PYSUC_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Beaver, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Scranton, York)
No additional Requirements.
Psychology, Applied B.A. (APSYC_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements
Public Policy (PUBPL_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required. Applicants who will have completed two-years of college course work are expected to have met the entrance to major requirements for their intended major.

College of Education: Entrance Criteria Table

Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSAB_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington)
No additional requirements.
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSBK_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Berks)
No additional requirements.
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHSUC_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Hazleton,Lehigh Valley, Wilkes-Barre)
No additional Requirements.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRA_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: University Park)
Penn State University Park:
Not available for transfer admission
Penn State Commonwealth Campuses
Not available for transfer admission.
Security and Risk Analysis (SRAAL_BS)
(Start at any Campus 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)
No additional requirements.
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)
No additional requirements.
Sociology B.A. (SOCBA_BA)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Sociology B.S. (SOCBS_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.
Sociology B.S. (SOCIO_BS)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Harrisburg)
No additional requirements.