Courses

Courses

General Education Pride

The General Education Pride provides students with the opportunity to get a head start on satisfying their General Education requirements. Students in this pride will select two General Education courses from the 2018 Summer Session II schedule. Available courses include the following:

  • BBH 101 Introduction to Biobehavioral Health
  • BIOL 141 Introductory Physiology
  • CHEM 112 Chemical Principles II
  • CHEM 113 Experimental Chemistry II
  • CMPSC 101 Introduction to C++ Programming
  • ECON 102 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • ENGL 015 Rhetoric and Composition
  • IST 110 Introduction to Information, People, and Technology
  • LER 100 Employment Relations
  • MATH 022 College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 026 Plane Trigonometry
  • MATH 141 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • MATH 211 Intermediate Calculus and Differential Equations with Applications
  • PHYS 212 General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
  • PHYS 251 Introductory Physics II
  • SRA 111 Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis

Note: Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so register early!

Engineering Pride

Students in the Engineering Pride will select EDSGN 100 and a General Education course from the 2018 Summer Session II schedule. It is recommended that students in this pride elect to take MATH 20, 22, or 140 to gain real experience of college course rigor and progress towards degree completion.

EDSGN 100 Engineering Design introduces students to the engineering approach to problem-solving and requires the presentation of design principles in class.

Entrepreneurship Pride

Students in the Entrepreneurship Pride will take ECON 102 and a General Education course from the 2018 Summer Session II schedule. It is recommended that students in this pride elect to take LER 100.

ECON 102 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy introduces students to the science and art of making different choices or alternatives of which every successful entrepreneur will need to understand before embarking on their entrepreneurial journey.

LER 100 Employment Relations provides the students with an opportunity to examine the employment relationship with management, workers, unions, and the public. By understanding employee/employer relationships, students are developing their communication, critical-thinking, and interpersonal skills which are imperative in to being successful in any career path.

The Penn State Altoona Leap Program has 2 prides: the Lion Pride and the Engineering Pride. Students in the Lion Pride select 2 courses from a list of 5. The courses will allow students in the Lion Pride to earn credits towards their general education requirements. Students in the Engineering Pride will take EDSGN 100 and another course from the list below.

Courses
Course Title
ENGL 015 Rhetoric and Composition
BBH 101 Introduction to Biobehavioral Health
HIST 21 American Civilization Since 1877
SRA 111 Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis
EDSGN 100 Introduction to Engineering Design