Penn State Brandywine requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Penn State Brandywine accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Penn State Brandywine does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 52% of students who start college at Penn State Brandywine graduate within six years.
Penn State Brandywine offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Penn State Brandywine may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Penn State Brandywine.
Reminder: Check with Penn State Brandywine directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Penn State Brandywine students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Penn State Brandywine.
Student Designed Majors
Penn State Brandywine allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Double Majoring at Penn State Brandywine
Penn State Brandywine offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
🟨 Check with Penn State Brandywine directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
✅ Penn State Brandywine has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
🟨 Penn State Brandywine may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.
✅ Penn State Brandywine offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ Students at Penn State Brandywine are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Penn State Brandywine does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Penn State Brandywine does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Penn State Brandywine have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Penn State Brandywine has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Penn State Brandywine include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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