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.

The following General Education courses are recommended for first-year students:

  • BBH 101 Intro Biobehavioral Health
  • CAS 100A Effective Speech
  • ECON 102 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • ENGL 15 Rhetoric and Composition
  • HIST 21 American Civilization Since 1877
  • IST 110 Information, People, and Technology
  • LER 100 Employment Relations
  • SRA 111 Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis

The list of available courses is updated regularly. For a current list, do the following:

  1. Go to LionPath.
  2. Click on "Class Search" tab
  3. Select "2185 - Summer 2018" from the dropdown menu next to "Term." 
  4. Select "AL - Altoona" from the dropdown menu next to "Campus."
  5. Click on arrow next to "Additional Search Criteria."
  6. Select "General Education" from the dropdown menu next to "Course Attribute"
  7. Click on "Search" button.
  8. You may register for any classes with Meeting Dates between 06/25/2018 and 08/02/2018.

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.

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