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raised the GPA to acceptable honors standards.

Course Requirements for Students Admitted as Freshmen

Students admitted as freshmen are required to complete 24 credits of honors
work including:

18 credits: Honors Core I, II. Ill (HNRC 101. 102. 2011 and Honors Core
Sciences (HNRC 2()2i HNRC 101 and 102 is a Bret-year sequence;

HNRC 201 and 202 may be taken in either order during subsequent
semesters. HNRC 101. 102. and 201 replace Liberal Studies require-
ments for College Writing (ENGL 101). three humanities courses
(ENGL 121. HIST 195. and either RLST 100 or PHIL 120). and
one line arts course (either ARM 101. Ml III 101. or THTR 101).
HNRC 202 replaces Liberal Studies requirements lor cither one
nonlaboratory science and one social science or two nonlaboraiory
sciences or two social sciences, depending on the units selected

3 credits: HNRC 499 Honors Senior Synthesis (replaces Liberal Studies
requirement for LBST 499)

3 credits: Additional honors coursevvork

Students arc encouraged to complete at least one honors course during
every academic year, although it is recognized that this might not be
possible for students participating in stud) abroad or off-campus intern-
ships, lor information on departmental honors programs, please see the
individual college listings. Departmental honors courses count toward the
total number of honors credit hours required for Honors College graduation

Students are also encouraged to complete an undergraduate thesis foi
graduation from the Honors College with distinction Students ma) enroll
for thesis credit by completing the necessary approv. al tonus and scheduling
HNRC 483 Honors Thesis Independent Study or. in some departments, hv
scheduling a departmental honors thesis course.

Applicants who may be interested in further information are invited to
contact the Honors College Admissions < tffice at 1-800-487-9122 01 "24-

Military Science

Website: run

Major Brook W'iffen. Chairperson; Major Daniels. Captain Fetter, MSG
Grey, Major McTavish, SF< Steele

Reserve Officers' Trai ning Corps

The United States Annv established a Senior Reserve Officers' framing
Corps program at the university in l l >s(> rh e ROTC program leaches
leadership training that students can applv throughout their careers, he they

in business, industry, technology, education, the physical sciences, or the

humanities \ll Military Science credits count toward graduation, and a stu-
dent who completes the total program can earn a commission as a second

lieutenant and receive placement m one of twenty-foui professional officer

llties in the U.S. Annv. including Militar) Intelligence. Military
Police. Signal. Medical Sen ice. and the ( orps of 1 nginecrs.

1 he R< (TC program is divided into two phases the Bask ( OUTSe (treshman
and sophomore v ears I and the Advanced ( ourse (junior and senior vcarsi
In most cases, students progress through the ROTC program hv enrolling in
Ml St. Kll and 102 as freshmen By taking Ml SC 101 and 102, the student

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fulfills the universit) 's l-credii I iberal Studies requiremenl in I lealth ami
Wellness Students who continue in the Basic t ourse hv enrolling in Ml s(
203 and 204 .is sophomores incui no militar) obligation bui the) retain
the opportunit) n> compete foi .1 lull tuition ROT( scholarship Whelhei
dies win .111 ROT( scholarship 01 not, .ill students who complete the Basic
Course are eligible to enroll in the ROTI Advanced Coursi \il Advanced
( ourse students receive financial assistance while the) are enrolled in the
\dvanced( ourse

What ROTC Offers

• ROTI imprchensive academk program in military leadership
and teaches practical -.kill-, such as sell defense, adventure trai
rappelling, marksmanship, orienteering, and first ml techniqi

• Reguloi ROTt classes foi two semesters satisfj the mandator) Health
and Wellness I iberal Studies requiremenl foi graduation
Equipment, KiMi textbooks, and uniforms are issued, without cost, to
enrolled students

• Students enrolled in the Basic Course (MLS( 101 102, 203, and 204)
become eligible foi full tuition scholarships and enrollment in the ROTI
Advanced ( ourse

• Students formally enrolled in the Advanced Course (MLS( )05, - 1 "'
407, and 408) receive .1 cash stipend ($300 $500 each month) for ten
months during the academic yeai and receive $1,200 each yeai foi


Students who complete the Advanced 1 ourse and graduate from the uni-
versit) receive commissions .is second lieutenants and serve in one ol
three Arms components: Active Arms. National Guard, or Arm)

ROTC B asic Course

fhe first two years of Military Science (MLSC 101, 102. 203. and 204)
provide .1 background of the historical role ofmilitar) Tones as well as
current national military objectives, In addition, students develop basic
leadership skills in problem solving ami decision making and learn survival
techniques, map reading, sell defense, rappelling. and marksmanship.
Graduates of the Basic c ourse incur no commitment to enroll in the ROTC
Advanced Course and incui no obligation foi milium service. Students may
enroll or withdraw from an) of the lour courses in the l« >l< ' Basic (ourse

under the same provisions and in the same manner as olhei academic

courses at III' .Veterans oil S Vrmed Forces, Junior ROTt and Civil Air

Patrol graduates, and Students who complete the RO I ( ' I ciders 1 raining

Course al Fori Knox, Kentucky, ma) receive exemption from the ROTC
Basic Course il approved by the Professor of Militar) Science, hut the) « ill
not automatical!) receive academic credit for the course

ROTC Advanced Course

The last two years of Military Science (MSLC 305. 306. 407. and 408)
compose the Advanced Course and lead to a commission as an office] in the
United States Anns To he eligible to enroll 111 the Advanced Course, a
student must meet these criteria: he a citizen of the United States, he phys-
ically fil and pass a physical examination, he an enrolled academic junior or
senior with at least a 2.0 dPA. he not less than seventeen veals ol age hut
less than thins -nine hs the anticipated graduation date; SUCCessfull)

complete the Rol'C Basic ( ourse 01 its equivalent; and he accepted hs the
Professor of Militar) Science Advanced Course students studs advanced
leadership, management, professional ethics, small unit tactics, military law.
and instructional and training techniques Practical application is the rule.
and students have the Opportunity to practice and polish their skills as
members of the l« > I C battalion leadership. Once Advanced Course students
agree 111 writing to complete the Advanced Course, graduate on time, and
accept a commission as an officer, the) become eligible to receive a
monthly cash stipend of$450-$500 for ten months of the academic scar.


High school seniors who have applied to [UP can appl) on line for 1UP
Anns ROTC scholarships at nun mil Currentl) enrolled II P
undergraduate students can compete for tsso- and three-year ROIC scholar-
ships, and graduate students can compete lor two-sear Rt H( scholarships
even if the) are not Current!) enrolled in Militar) Science courses lo he
fully eligible, applicants must meet these criteria: 2.5 GPA, full-time stu-

dent 1 s citizen, physically qualified, and administratively qualified Re
:s of the term of the scholarship (two One, ..1 fou ill P

Rt 1 1< ii hoi 11 hip offei ■■ ncfil 1 foi iolai hip is

in effcel full tuition (up to $1

pel month foi ten months ol the sili<„i| yeai 1 .ill I 800 II P ROTI t"i

application instructions

Program in Military Science 20

Required ( ourses:

\ll si 101 h luction to Military Science ilt

Ml st 102 Fundamentals of Military Science 2ci 1 1 1

Mist .'ii; Fundamentals ol radical Operations,
rechniques ol I eadership, and Weapons

1 li.iiaeleiisties 2u (2|

Ml S< 204 National Securif) and Fundamentals ol

Militar) rbpogt 2cr 1 2 1

Ml st ;os 1 uiulaiiicnials oi I eadership and Modem
I earning leaching Relation ihip

Ml SI ! <»' Stud) ol Advanced I cadet Planning and

I xecution ol Modem < ombal operations Jcr

Ml st 407 Management of the Military Complex to
Include Fundamentals of Militar) and

International I aw *ci

mi m ins Seminar in Military Analysis and Management 3cr

ill Ml SC 101-102 mas substitute for the I iheral Studies requiremenl in

Health and Wellness
(2) Ml S< 203-204 are available as free electives to all students without

ans militar) obligation.

Office of Distance Learning and Continuing

Website: www

.). Richard McFerrOD, Interim Director

The mission of the Office of Distance 1 earning .i\u\ ( ontmumg Education
(DL( I I is to serve the lifelong educational needs of nontraditional
students, working adults, professional organizations, local and slate
agencies, and the citizens of the commonwealth hs providing access to the
academic and human resources Oi II P

Part-time Studies Program (Nondegree)

The Pan-time Studies Program is designed to offer the adult and nontradi-
tional learner the opportunity to begin or renew a college education at II P.
I lirough this program an individual may enroll in undergraduate credit
courses to pursue personal interests, acquire new skills, or work toward
fonnal admission to degree candidacy Credit earned in this program mas he-
applied to a degree upon formal admission to an U IP degree program See
the Admissions section of this catalog for application requirements

A student in the Part-time Studies Program is limited to a semester enroll-
ment of no more than I I credits and must apply for fonnal admission to
degree candidacy to a degree program before 30 It P credits have heen
earned Applications for degree candidacy must he filed hs the midterm
point ol the 1. ill 01 spring semester preceding candidacy. Specific require-
ments for (iPA and IUP credit van hv degree program. I he minimum

credit criteria to apply for consideration foi degree candidac) follow:
High School Diploma or GED 15 IUP credits 2.0GPA
Veteran (DD-214 required) 9IUPcredits 2.0GPA

Transfer (with 12 or more credits! 9 IUP credits 2.0 GPA

Transfer (with II Ot less credits 1 I 5 II P credits 2.0 < IPA

Postbaccalaureate Program

The Postbaccalaureate Program is designed to provide access to undergradu-
ate courses to mdis iduals who have an earned baccalaureate degree. Students
111.1s he seeking a second bachelor's degree, additional teacher certification,

01 personal enrichment Postbaccalaureate students mas attend IUP on a

part-time or full-time hasis Please see the Admissions section of this
catalog for application information.


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Program for Visiting High School Students (Dual Enrollment)

111' permits the exceptional high school student to preview university life
and cam regular college credit on a limited, nondegree basis Students should
contact the Admissions Office to inquire about this program.

Noncredit Programs

I he Office of Distance 1. earning and Continuing Education offers a « ide
variety of noncredit programs which meet business, industry, and commu-
nity needs in the areas of workforce training and development, professional
development, personal enrichment, and public sen. ice.

Community-University Studies

Noncredit courses and workshops are offered throughout the year, focusing
on enrichment and personal growth, topics include creative leisure, self-
improvement, health. Illness, dance, languages, and outdoor pursuits. There
are no grades or exams. Instructors are knowledgeable and enthusiastic
about introducing others to their areas of expertise. The Great Decisions
program is offered every spring.

Office of International Education

Website: international
E-mail: intl-educationtg

The Office of International Education (OIE) is the primary catalyst for
Indiana University of Pennsylvania's international initiatives. The OIE
proactively facilitates, promotes, and organizes the international programs.
events, support, and initiatives to more fully diversity IUP and the local
Western Pennsylvania communities.

The OIE is a central source of information which provides special services
for admitted international students, visiting scholars, and international
visitors and faculty. The office is also the main resource and support for
study abroad programs and international programming. The office pros ides
the following services to students:

• an extensive orientation program for new international students

• advising on immigration matters

• counseling on cultural and personal matters

• preparation and processing of immigration documents

• medical insurance information for international students and
exchange/study abroad participants

• financial assistance to qualified international students through the partial
tuition waiver

• a predeparture orientation program for exchange and study abroad

• a reentry program for participants returning from exchange or study

• multicultural programming for the campus and Indiana community

In addition, this office supports Culturelinks. a volunteer program which
connects students to the larger community. Culturelinks provides an oppor-
tunity for international students to share their perspectives and cultural
traditions with others in the university and in the community. The office
also sponsors Coffee Hours which are open to all members of the commu-
nity. Trips for international and exchange students to New York City and
Pittsburgh are arranged and partially funded through I Ml

International Exchange and Study Abroad Programs

Through the OIE. IUP students may broaden their education hv taking part
in study abroad programs

The office houses an exchange study abroad resource library Students seek-
ing information on academic programs offered by educational institutions
in this country and abroad are welcome to read the materials available in
the office. Qualified students planning to travel or stud) abroad may also
purchase the International Student Identity Card good foi discounts.
identification, and insurance in the Oil-
More information about each of the following programs and programs
instituted after the date of this publication can be obtained in the OIE. ~^4-
$57-2295, or at the website

Botswana, Gaborone. Students in most majors can studv in Southern
Africa at the University o\ Botswana. The universitv otters an African

Culture program as well as courses in business, education, science, humani-
ties, and social sciences. 1 anguage of instruction is English.

Brazil. Sao Carlos. Students m the I hcrlv College of Business and
Information Technology have the opportunity to studv in Brazil for one
semester or an academic year. Language ol instruction is Portuguese.

Brazil. Sao Paulo. Students studying in the l.berlv College ol Business and
Information Technology have the opportunity to studv in Brazil for one
semester or an academic year. Language of instruction is Portuguese

China. Iwo exchanges in Suzhou and Shanghai for students in language and
cultural immersion Interested students can attend Shanghai Normal Uni-
versitv or Soochovv I nivcisiiv and experience ( binese culture and language
for a semester of an academic year. Language of instruction is Chinese.

China, Chengdu. Students interested in improving their Chinese language
and culture skills can study at Sichuan University. Chengdu is the land of
pandas and many historical sites Languages of instruction are Chinese and

China, Chengdu Students studying in the Eberly College of Business and
Information Technology have the opportunity to study for one semester or
an academic year at the Southwestern Universitv of I inance and Econom-
ics. Language of instruction is Chinese.

China, Macau. This exchange at the University of Macau focuses on busi-
ness study and offers courses in the following areas: accounting, computer
studies, economics, finance, management, and mathematics. Langua
instruction is English.

Costa Rica, Heredia (summer). A four-week intensive Spanish language
program is offered in the summer at the National Universitv of Costa Rica

For details and brochures, contact the Spanish Department.

Croatia, Zagreb. Students in the College of line Arts have the opportu-
nity to study for one semester or an academic year at the Academy of line
Arts and the Academy of Music at the University of Zagreb. Language of

instruction is English

England. Greenwich This exchange is for Education majors. Students
can attend for fall or spring semester or for a full academic year exchange.

England, Leeds Students wishing to be in an English city environment
will find Leeds a perfect choice. Exchanges are for a fall or spring semester
or the full academic year. Courses are offered in all disciplines.

England, Ovford (summer). A three-week educational and cross-cultural
experience is offered in the summer at Oxford Universitv for details,
contact the English Department.

England. Sheffield Students have the opportunity to studv for a semester
or academic year at Sheffield Hallam University.

England. Worcester. Students arc offered an opportunity to studs at the
I niversitv of Worcester for one semester or an academic year. Courses arc
offered in a variety of fields of study.

Europe (ETEN) Ibis exchange is for Education majors. Studv at the fol-
lowing schools: in Denmark, at Hogvangseminariet, Ribc Statsscminaruim.
or Silkeborg Seminanum. in the Netherlands at Etaagse Hogeschool Univer-
sity of Professional I ducation or Hanzehogeschool; in Norway at Adger

Oslo or Stord Universitv College; 01 in Sweden at Malmo Universitv and
( loteborg I xchangc times vary foi each exchange Some exchanges offer
courses m a language other than English.

Einland. Tampere. Students studying business or occupational safety are
eligible to studv at Tampere Universitv of Technology tor ,1 semester or
academic year. Language of instruction is 1 nglish.

Erance, Nancy, flic opportunity to studv for one semester or academic
year at the l Diversity o( Nancy II t Mil miles from Paris) is available to

qualified students The language of instruction is French, for business

majors, courses are taught in I nglish For details, contact the 1 rench and

German Department or. for Business majors, the 1 hcrlv College ol Business
and Information fechnolog)

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one foi French speaking particip ■ u-icil in ihe jummci Foi

details, conlaci the French and German Department

t.n in mi \ Dnlsberg rhia summei exchange is foi Business majors Ha-
ni si program offers students .1 chance i" study in German) foi .1 short

( .11 many, Nm abet g Students in the I berl) 1 oilegc ol Business and
Information rechnology have the opportunity to stud) foi one sem
la "i .in academic yeai at the Georg Simon Ohm 1 niversit) ol Applied
Sciences Sociolog) and German students are also eligible

Ghana, kumasi. Students in man) majors can stud) .11 Kwamc Nkrumah
t niversit) of Science and rechnology iKM ST) in West Vfrica k\i si
also offers an Vfrican t ulture program I anguage ol instruction is Rnglinh

Greece, (nessalonlld 1 ndergraduate students looking 1 1 >i .1 great all-
around, I uropean stud) experience can travel to American t lollege
ol rhessaloniki 1 \i 1 1 foi one semester 01 one academic yeai Classes are
available foi .ill majors, and the language of instruction is English

India, Bangalore (summer) Students in the M H \ program have the
opportunity to stud) II P courses in Bangalore on .1 short, summer

mi Foi information, contact the I berl) College ol Business and
Information rechnolog)

Japan. Nagoya. Stud) for one semester or an academic year .11 Mai
Gakuinl niversit) ^ variety of courses are offered in the Asian Studies
mi Languages of instruction arc English and Japanese.

Japan. Osaka 1 he opportunit) to stud) for a semester or one academic
\ .11 K.ins.ii Gaidai I inversus is available to students interested in
J apan ese culture \ variet) ol comscs are offered in the Asian Studies
mi. 1 anguages of instruction arc English and Japanese.

Jordan. Irbid. Stud) tor one semester or an academic year at Yarmouk

l inversus Immerse yourself in Vrabic in NT's Vrabic I anguage Center.

I anguages of instruction arc English and Arabic.

Korea, Daegu. Slud> for one semester or an academic sear at Kyungpook
National University. A variet) of courses are offered in the Asian Studies

Program. Languages of instruction are English and Korean.

Korea, Suuth Jcnlla. Students interested 111 improving their Korean
language and culture skills can studs at Chodang University. I ocated in
Western Korea, students can experience a quieter side ol Korea Languages
of instruction arc Korean and English.

Malaysia, kuala Lumpur \ll students arc welcome to attend l\ I I Col-
lege, a pnsatc university, which offers a lull curriculum. Exchanges are

available for fall or spring semester or foi a lull academic sear Language ol
instruction is English

Mexico, Cuemavaca (summer) Students ssho are studying Spanish and

have an interest in experiencing Mexican culture hase an opportunit) to
participate in a summer study program that is offered at the Center for
Bilingual and Multicultural Studies, an affiliate of the I inversus of
Morelos For details and brochures, contact the Spanish Department

Mexico. Puihla Students wishing to enroll in courses in Spanish, business.
international relations studies, anthropology, and hotel and restaurant man-
agement with an interest in Mexican culture hase the opportunit) to studs
at the Universidad de las Americas. Puebla. for one semester, academic sear,
or summer Languages of instruction arc Spanish and English (specific
programs Mich as business and line arts)

Norway, Oslo. Students mas take courses offered in art. economics, social
sciences, education, fine arts, and more I anguage ol instruction is English.

Poland. Opolc This exchange is open to psychology and studio an ma-
jors Attend Opole University for a semester or an academic sear exchange,
Languages ol instruction arc Polish and 1 nglish

Poland. Po/nan Students studying chemistry, criminology, English,

industrial and labor relations, journalism, physics, psychology, and teacher
education hase the opportunity to studs lor a semester or an academic scar

ii vi. mi Mickicwicz ' 1 uoo is Pol

however, man) eoi I

Russian Federation, Vladikavkaz II P ludenl lorth

I Kselia Stale I invel il

in auaiion is Russian

Slovak Republic, Bratislava I IUTSC1 in Slovak language. Slovak lilera
lure, culture, and Insiois. I nglish literature. I nglish culture and In <
political science, sociology, phvsks. and , iblc to

interested students al ( oinenius I inversus I he pi foi one lem

ler 01 an academic sear I anguage ol instruction is Slovakian

Slovenia. I jiililjana Students Studying in the ( oilegc ol Fine Arts have

the opportunit) to stud) lor one semester or an academic yeai ai the \

cms ol I inc \ils and the Academ) ol Music at the I 'niversit) ol I jublj

Spain. Valladolid Students who have completed 12 university credits in
Spanish and hase an interest in experiencing Spain's culture have an oppor-
tunits 10 participate in the Pennsylvania Valladolid studv in spam Program

during the spring scmcsici I his experience will enable students to spend a
period ol twenty weeks immersed in Spanish culture and language at the
I inversus of Valladolid I or details and brochures, contact the Spanish

Sweden. Karlstad Students wishing to enroll in a range ol onuses with a
desire to experience Swedish culture are invited to studs al Karlstad

I inversus I anguage of instruction is I. nglish.

laiwan. laipei Experience life in farwan at Tamkang University \n
the-board curriculum is offered lor semester or academic sear exchanges
Languages ol instruction arc Chinese and I nglish (specific programs)

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