Learn About Majors
What Does This Major Require?
- Degree Audit
- Shows the courses you have already taken plus those you must still complete to earn a degree in a particular major
- Recommended Academic Plan
- Gives suggested semester schedules for Penn State majors
- University Bulletin
- Includes descriptions of courses and requirements for majors and minors. For detailed information on how to read the Bulletin, see Understanding a Penn State Degree.
- Entrance Requirements and Procedures
- Information about the procedures that need to be taken and the requirements that need to be met to enter a Penn State major
What Is This Major Like?
- College Information Chart
- Links to college home pages, majors, advising resources, GenEd information, contacts, recommended academic plans, entrance-to-major requirements, the Bulletin, and admissions information.
- Listservs and Newsletters
- E-mails and publications you can sign up to receive to learn about majors that interest you
- Research Opportunities
- Undergraduate opportunities to work with faculty on research projects
- Student Organizations
- Clubs related to majors, career fields, sports, music, service, and other special interests
How Does This Major Connect To Careers & Graduate School?
- What can I do with this major/degree?
- A resource for students to explore how majors connect to career
- Internship/Work Experience Programs for Penn State Students
- A list of general and college-specific internship and work experience programs at Penn State
- "A Day in the Life" — A Job Shadowing Experience for Students
- Offers students the opportunity to job shadow professionals in their career fields of interest. Find out more about this program by calling the Career Services Center at 814-865-5131.
Graduate and Professional Schools