Recommended Academic Plan for the Associate Degree in Letters, Arts, and Sciences (2LABC) at Penn State Behrend

Effective Summer 1988 (Review Date 10/8/02)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Science (GS)Notes for: Arts, Humanities, or Social and Behavioral Science

Arts, Humanities, or Social and Behavioral Science

Students need 3 credits in GA, 3 credits in GH, and 3 credits in GS.
3
General Education Selection (GA, GH, GS)Notes for: General Education Selection

General Education Selection

3
Quantification (GQ) or Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Quantification or Natural Science

Quantification or Natural Science

Students need 3 credits in GQ and 3 credits in GN.
3
Elective

Elective

3
First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

1
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
General Education Selection (GA, GH, GS)

General Education Selection

3
General Education Selection (GQ or GN)

General Education Selection

3
Social and Behavioral Science (GS) for majorNotes for: Social and Behavioral Science

Social and Behavioral Science

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Major Requirement Area of EmphasisNotes for: Major Requirement Area of Emphasis

Major Requirement Area of Emphasis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA) for MajorNotes for: Arts (GA) for Major

Arts (GA) for Major

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
Humanities (GH) for MajorNotes for: Humanities for Major

Humanities for Major

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN) for MajorNotes for: Natural Science for Major

Natural Science for Major

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Additional General Education Selection (Any Area)

Additional General Education Selection (Any Area)

3
Writing Across the Curriculum "W Course"Notes for: Writing Across the Curriculum "W Course"

Writing Across the Curriculum "W Course"

W and Y are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirements.
3
Major Requirement Area of EmphasisNotes for: Major Requirement Area of Emphasis

Major Requirement Area of Emphasis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A (GWS) Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A

ENGL 202A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B (GWS) Effective Writing: Writing in the HumanitiesNotes for: ENGL 202B

ENGL 202B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Major Requirement Area of EmphasisNotes for: Major Requirement Area of Emphasis

Major Requirement Area of Emphasis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. 

 

Program Notes:

Must complete 3 credits of W or Y (Writing Across the Curriculum) and 3 credits of US or IL (United States/International Cultures) within the degree requirements. 

When selecting major courses in an "Area of Emphasis" or electives, students should consider taking courses in a discipline in which they may decide to pursue a baccalaureate degree later.  

Students must complete a minimum of 60 total credits to graduate with a 2LABC degree; however, they may actually graduate with more than 60 credits if they complete (or transfer in) more than 15 elective credits.

 

Academic Advising Notes:

The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum. The number of electives required varies per student. Please be sure to consult with an adviser about your intended plan.

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Arts, Humanities, or Social and Behavioral Science
Students need 3 credits in GA, 3 credits in GH, and 3 credits in GS.
General Education Selection
Quantification or Natural Science
Students need 3 credits in GQ and 3 credits in GN.
Writing Across the Curriculum "W Course"
W and Y are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirements.