An applicant must (a) meet the entrance requirements (Carnegie Units) specified by the major or by the Division of Undergraduate Studies; (b) have attended or be attending an accredited college or university other than The Pennsylvania State University; and (c) have a grade-point average of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) for all graded courses taken at all institutions previously attended. Failure to indicate at the time of application that courses have been taken at another institution may result in refusal or cancellation of admission.
Note a: An applicant previously enrolled as an associate or baccalaureate degree candidate at The Pennsylvania State University and having subsequently attended other accredited institutions should refer to Section 58-00 for the policies and procedures for re-enrollment to the University as an associate degree candidate.
Note b: An applicant meeting the grade-point average of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) but not the entrance requirements may enroll in courses as a provisional student (degree-seeking) in accordance with the policies and procedures of Section 10-00 or as a nondegree student, in accordance with the policies and procedures of Section 14-00.
Note c: An applicant not meeting the minimum requirement of a grade-point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) for all graded courses taken at all institutions previously attended may apply to enroll in credit courses as a nondegree student in accordance with the policies and procedures of Section 14-00. After an interruption of no fewer than four calendar years, an applicant may apply for admission as a nondegree or provisional student.
Note d: An applicant not in good standing at another accredited institution for disciplinary reasons must consult with the director of Judicial Affairs for admissions clearance.
Note e: An applicant who has already completed the requirements for either a baccalaureate or an associate degree may be admitted as a candidate for a new associate degree. If the degree was granted by the University, the applicant follows the policies and procedures for a sequential degree specified in Section 61-00. If the degree was granted by another accredited college or university, the applicant follows the policies and procedures of this section.
Note f: An applicant currently enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program at the University must follow the policies and procedures for a change of major given in Section 37-00.
Revised Editorially: 3/2/76