Subcommittee on Retention and Transfer

The following entrance to major requirements have been APPROVED by the Standing Subcommittee on Retention and Transfer:

PENN STATE ERIE

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Major in Biology (BIOBD)
–effective for students admitted Summer Session 2015

Add entrance to major requirements as follows:

Entrance Requirement: In order for entrance to the Biology major, a student must have: 1) attained at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average; 2) completed BIOL 110 GN(4) and earned a grade of C or better; and 3) completed at least one of the following courses with a grade of C or better: BIOL 220W GN(4), or BIOL 240W GN(4).

PENN STATE HARRISBURG

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Major in English (ENGCL)

effective for students admitted to the University Fall Semester 2014

Change entrance to major requirements as follows:

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the English major requires: 1) a 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average; and 2) satisfaction of any entrance testing requirements set out by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in effect at the time of application for entrance to major.

 

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Major in Mathematical Sciences (MA SC)
Secondary Education Mathematical Science Option

effective for students admitted to the University Fall Semester 2014

Change entrance to major requirements as follows:

Entry to the Mathematical Sciences Secondary Education option requires the following additional requirements:

  1. A minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0.
  2. Completion of ENGL 015 GWS(3) or ENGL 030 GWS(3) and three credits of literature from approved list with a C or higher grade.
  3. Satisfaction of any entrance testing requirements set out by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in effect at the time of application for the major.

 

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Major in Secondary Education Social Studies (SESST)

effective for students admitted to the University Fall Semester 2014

Change entrance to major requirements as follows:

Entry to Secondary Education Social Studies requires the following:

  1. A minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  2. Completion of ENGL 015 GWS(3) or ENGL 030 GWS(3) and three credits of literature from approved list with a C or higher grade.
  3. Completion of six credits of college-level mathematics (MATH or STAT prefixes) with a C or higher grade.
  4. Satisfaction of any entrance testing requirements set out by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in effect at the time of application for the major.

 

 

 

SUBCOMMITTEE ON RETENTION AND TRANSFER
Michael Bartolacci
Paul Barney
Michel Haigh, Chair
Robert Kubat

 

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