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Entrance Requirements for the Accelerated B.S. in Business Degree - Penn State Berks, Reading, PA

Applicants must be adults* with an associate's degree (or courses completed towards) with a minimum GPA requirement of 2.5 (students with 2.00-2.49 GPA will be eligible for review). Students entering this program must have completed the Entrance to Major Requirements, including the following courses or their equivalent:

English Composition and Writing

College Algebra I

Micro and Macro Economics

A total of 120 credits are required to obtain the B.S. in business degree including classes in College Algebra II and Trigonometry, Calculus and Statistics. See the curriculum checklist at berks.psu.edu/BSB. Submit applications to admissions.psu.edu.

For more information, contact Solange Israel-Mintz, Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, at 610-396-6222 or e-mail Solange (BK-AdultStudent@psu.edu).

*An adult learner is defined by Penn State as someone who is 24 years of age or older; a veteran of the armed services or active duty service member; an individual returning to school after four years or more of employment, homemaking, etc.; or a person who assumes multiple roles such as parent, spouse/partner, employee, and student.


Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610






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