Eberly College of Science

Entrance to College

The requirements to enter the college in general, premajor status are:

  • 2.00 cumulative grade-point average (CGPA)
  • A grade of C or higher in MATH 140

ETM Procedures

To discuss how to enter this college/major, contact the appropriate Academic Advising Center.

Major CGPA Credits/Courses/Grades Criteria
Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASTRO) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • ASTRO 291
  • CHEM 110
  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141
  • PHYS 211
  • PHYS 212
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (B M B) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • CHEM 110
  • CHEM 111
  • CHEM 112
  • MATH 140
Biology (BIOL) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • BIOL 110
  • CHEM 110
  • MATH 140

At least one of the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • BIOL 220W
  • BIOL 230W
  • BIOL 240W
Biotechnology (BIOTC) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • CHEM 110
  • CHEM 111
  • CHEM 112
  • MATH 140
Chemistry (CHEM) 2.00

27.1 credits

Requires a C or better in courses below AND a combined grade-point average of 2.50 in these courses. If courses are repeated, only the better grade will be used in this calculation.

  • CHEM 110
  • CHEM 111
  • CHEM 112
  • CHEM 113
  • CHEM 210
  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141
Forensic Science (FRNSC) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • CHEM 110
  • CHEM 111
  • CHEM 112
  • FRNSC 210
  • MATH 140

Mathematics (MTHBA)

Mathematics (MTHBS)

2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141
Microbiology (MICRB) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • CHEM 110
  • CHEM 111
  • CHEM 112
  • MATH 140
Physics (PHYS) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • CHEM 110
  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141
  • PHYS 211
  • PHYS 212
Planetary Science and Astronomy (PASTR) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • MATH 140

At least four of the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • ASTRO 120, 130 and 140
  • BIOL 110
  • CHEM 110
  • EARTH 002
  • GEOSC 001 and 020
  • STAT 200
Premedical-Medical (P M M)   Direct admission program
Premedicine (P M) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • BIOL 110
  • CHEM 110
  • MATH 140
Science (SC BS)

2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • MATH 140

At least two of the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • BIOL 110
  • CHEM 110
  • PHYS 211 or 250
Science/Business (SCBUS)   Direct admission program
Statistics (STAT) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141

Notes

Courses in bold require a grade of C or better.