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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 2015 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; Section 002; Section 003; or Section 004

Skill Component - (GWS)

Speaking

CAS 100B- Effective Speach*

Writing

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

Quantification - (GQ)

MATH 021 - College Algebra I

MATH 022 - College Algebra II & Analyric Geometry

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 077 - Yoga I

KINES 081 - Wellness Theory

KINES 082 - Action Methods for Stress Management

Distribution Component

Natural Science - (GN)

BI SC 003 - Environmental Science

BIOL 110 - Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity

BIOL 120A - Plants, Places and People

BIOL 129 - Mammalian Anatomy

CHEM 101 - Introductory Chemistry

CHEM 106 - Introductory and General Chemistry

CHEM 111 - Experimental Chemistry I

NOTE: Students must take a combination of CHEMISTRY 106 and CHEMISTRY 111 to receive General Education credit in Chemistry.

Arts - (GA)

ART 020 - Introduction to Drawing

ART 030 - Introduction to Sculpture

ART 050 - Introduction to Painting

ART 080 - Introduction to Ceramics

INART 115 - The Popular Arts in America: Popular Music

THEAT 105 - Introduction to Theatre

Humanities - (GH)

ENGL 194 - Women Writers

HIST 121 - History of the Holocaust 1933-1945

HIST 153Y - The Indian in North America

PHIL 001 - Basic Problems of Philosophy

PHIL 009 - Philosophy, Race, and Diversity

Social and Behavioral Sciences - (GS)

CAS 203 - Interpersonal Communication

CRIMJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

HD FS 129 - Intro to Human Development & Family Studies

HD FS 229 - Infant and Child Development

HD FS 239 - Adolescent Development

INTST 100 - Introduction to International Studies

IST 110 - Information, People and Technology

PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National Government

PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology

PSYCH 281 - Introduction to Industrial-Organizational Psychology

SOC 001 - Introductory Sociology

WMNST 100 - Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

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 2015 and can be used to meet the International and United States Cultures requirement.

BIOL 120 A - Plants, Places and People (USI)

CRIMJ 407 - Victimology (US)

EDTHP 115 - Education in American Society (US)

ENGL 194 - Women Writers (USI)

HD FS 315Y - Family Development

HIST 121 - History of the Holocaust 1933-1945 (IL)

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

IB 303 - International Business Operations (IL)

INART 115 - The Popular Arts in America: Popular Music (US)

INTST 100 - Introduction to International Studies (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)

WMNST 100 - Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies

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 2015 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.