Recommended Academic Plan for BioRenewable Systems/BioProducts Option (BRS/BIOPR) at University Park

Effective Date: Fall 2013

Semester 2

1
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
3
4
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
4
1
Total credits 16

Semester 3

3
or BIOL 011 and BIOL 012 (GN) Introductory Biology I and Introductory Biology IINotes for: BIOL 011 and BIOL 012

BIOL 011 and BIOL 012

Note that both BIOL 011 and BIOL 012 (lab portion) must be taken to count for the biology requirements
4
3
3-4
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
3
Total credits 16-17

Semester 4

3-4
SelectionNotes for: Selection

Selection

List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
3
SelectionNotes for: Selection

Selection

List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
3
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 5

AG BM 106 Agribusiness Problem SolvingNotes for: AG BM 106

AG BM 106

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BRS 221 Engineering Principles of Biorenewable SystemsNotes for: BRS 221

BRS 221

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BRS 300 Introduction to Biorenewable ProductsNotes for: BRS 300

BRS 300

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Selection - BRS Leadership/EntrepreneurshipNotes for: Selection - BRS Leadership/Entrepreneurship

Selection - BRS Leadership/Entrepreneurship

List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
3
SelectionNotes for: Selection

Selection

List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

BRS 402 Foundations of Sustainable BusinessNotes for: BRS 402

BRS 402

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
2
3
1
3
SelectionNotes for: Selection

Selection

List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

3
3
1
3
SelectionNotes for: Selection

Selection

List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
3
Total credits 13

Additional Notes

updated 11/1/16 acb

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
Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
ENGL 030
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
BIOL 011 and BIOL 012
Note that both BIOL 011 and BIOL 012 (lab portion) must be taken to count for the biology requirements
Humanities
Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
Selection
List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
Selection
List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
Arts
Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
Humanities
Students must take 3 credits of US Cultures (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements should be met by selecting GA and GH courses with the appropriate US/IL designation
Selection - BRS Leadership/Entrepreneurship
List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
Selection
List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
Selection
List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.
Selection
List of courses can be found in the BRS Advising Manual: abe.psu.edu/documents/brs-advising-manual.pdf. Meet with your academic adviser to discuss appropriate course selection.