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Associate Degree

21 credits

Writing - 3 credits
Quantification - 3 credits
Natural Science - 3 credits
Arts - 3 credits
Humanities - 3 credits
Social & Behavioral Science - 3 credits
Additional General Education - 3 credits

Baccalaureate Degree

45 credits

Writing/Speaking - 9 credits
Quantification - 6 credits
Natural Science - 9 credits
Arts - 6 credits
Humanities - 6 credits
Social & Behavioral Science - 6 credits
Health Science/Exercise/Sport Activities - 3 credits

Students who are admitted to Penn State University are required to have a course that is designated as First-Year Seminar. The following are the courses that will be offered at Shenango for the Fall 2014 semester to meet this requirement. Only students who are in their 1st and 2nd semesters are permitted to take these courses.

Course scheduled independently PSU 008S – Section 001

Skill Component - (GWS)

Speaking

CAS 100A - Effective Speach*

Writing

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 202A - Writing in the Social Sciences

Quantification - (GQ)

MATH 021 - College Algebra I

MATH 022 - College Algebra II & Analyric Geometry

MATH 034 - The Mathematics of Money

MATH 035 - General View of Mathematics

MATH 110 - Techniques of Calculus I

MATH 140 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

Health Science and Physical Education - (GHA)

Health Sciences

NUTR 251 - Introductory Principles of Nutrition

Exercise and Sport Activities

KINES 013 - First Aid, Personal Safety and CPR

KINES 061 - Fitness Theory and Practice

KINES 081 - Wellness Theory

Distribution Component

Natural Science - (GN)

BI SC 004 - Human Body: Form and Function

BIOL 110 - Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity

BIOL 129 - Mammalian Anatomy

CHEM 001 -Molecular Science

CHEM 101 - Introductory Chemistry

CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I

CHEM 111 - Experimental Chemistry I

NOTE: Students must take a combination of CHEMISTRY 110 and CHEMISTRY 111 to receive General Education credit in Chemistry.

Arts - (GA)

ART 020 - Introduction to Drawing

ART 050 - Introduction to Painting

ART 080 - Introduction to Ceramics

COMM 150 - The Art of Cinema

THEAT 105 - Introduction to Theatre

Humanities - (GH)

AM ST 105 - American Popular Culture and Folklife

ENGL 194 - Women Writers

HIST 011 - World History II

HIST 152 - African American History

HIST 153Y - The Indian in North America

PHIL 009 - Philosophy, Race, and Diversity

Social and Behavioral Sciences - (GS)

CAS 203 - Interpersonal Communication

CRIMJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

ECON 102 - Intro to Microeconomic Analysis & Policy

HD FS 129 - Intro to Human Development & Family Studies

HD FS 229 - Infant and Child Development

HD FS 239 - Adolescent Development

IST 110 - Information, People and Technology

PL SC 014 - International Relations

PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology

SOC 001 - Introductory Sociology

International Cultures (IL) - United States Cultures (US) United States and International Cultures (USI)

Students who are enrolled in a Baccalaureate degree program are required to complete 6 credits in this area as part of General Education. Three credits must be International Cultures, and the remaining three credits must be United States Cultures.
Students who are enrolled in an Associate degree program are required to complete 3 credits in this area as part of General Education.

The following are courses being offered at Shenango for Fall 2014 and can be used to meet the International and United States Cultures requirement.

AM ST 105 - American Popular Culture and Folklife (US)

EDTHP 115 - Education in American Society (US)

ENGL 194 - Women Writers (USI)

HD FS 315Y - Family Development

HIST 011 - World History II (IL)

HIST 152 - African American History (USI)

HIST 153Y - The Indian in North America (US)

IB 303 - International Business Operations (IL)

MKTG 445 - Global Marketing

NURS 390 - Transition and the Professional Nursing Role (US)

NURS 401 - Concepts of Health (IL)

NURS 464 - Dying and Death (USI)

PHIL 009 - Philosophy, Race, and Diversity (US)

PL SC 014 - International Relations (IL)

Writing across the curriculum

Students are required to complete 3 credits in this area as part of General Education. Courses that are designed to develop the students’ writing competence are identified by the W and Y suffix.

The following courses are being offered at Shenango for Fall 2014 and can be used to meet the Writing Across the Curriculum Requirement.

CRIMJ 240W - Field Research in the Criminal Justice

HD FS 315Y - Family Development

HIST 153Y - The Indian in North America

IST 260W - Introduction to System Analysis and Design

O T 105W - Group Process Across The Life Span

P T 270W - Pathophysiology

Any questions concerning this material, please contact the Division of Undergraduate Studies, Sharon Hall 200 or Wilma White at wkw1@psu.edu.