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Semester-by-semester academic plans recommend in table form the courses students might schedule each semester as they pursue a particular degree. These tables serve several University purposes and assist multiple constituencies: students, advisers, departments, deans, registrars, admissions offices, and family members. The plans:

  • Identify normal academic progress, course offerings, and recommended course sequencing;
  • Assist students and advisers in planning academic schedules, registrars and departments in planning course offerings, and registrars and deans in determining when students should change campus;
  • Help students to anticipate the academic workload and courses needed to earn a degree, and to schedule appropriate prerequisites;
  • Serve as tools to help advisers learn the curriculum.

Semester scheduling recommendations for all baccalaureate majors can also be found in the University Bulletin.

Recommended Academic Plans

  • B.S.N., General Nursing option Students whose first semester is Summer 2018 admits or after (University Park, Altoona, Erie, Fayette, Mont Alto, Worthington Scranton)
  • B.S.N., General Nursing option Students whose first semester was Spring 2018 or prior (University Park, Altoona, Erie, Fayette, Mont Alto, Worthington Scranton)
  • B.S.N., Second Degree option (Altoona, Harrisburg)
  • RN to B.S.N. (Abington, Altoona, Erie, Fayette, Harrisburg, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, Worthington Scranton, World Campus)