Other Areas of Study

Other Areas of Study

Chemistry

Lecture and laboratory courses in inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, introductory and advanced biochemistry, and biochemistry of the gene are regularly offered to Abington students.  Research opportunities with our research faculty in the areas of: organic chemistry, protein biochemistry, theoretical chemistry, and conformational chemistry are also available under the auspices of ACURA (Abington College Undergraduate Research Activities).

Communication Arts & Sciences

All Penn State students are required to take a course to develop their skills in oral communication. You can complete this through CAS 100A (Effective Speech) or CAS 100B (100B focuses on communication within groups).

These classes are offered every semester at the Abington campus; completing this requirement early in your academic career will benefit you in all your other courses.

Other Communication Arts & Sciences courses cover topics such as intercultural communication, gender and communication, and organizational communication.

Kinesiology

Mathematics

A wide range of courses in mathematics are available to Abington students that include algebra, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, matrices, finite math, and math education.  Research opportunities with our research faculty in various areas of mathematics are also available under the auspices of ACURA (Abington College Undergraduate Research Activities).

Music

There are many opportunities for the musically inclined at Penn State Abington! We offer a variety of courses in music appreciation, history, and theory, as well as classes focused on specific musical genres such as rock, popular music, and jazz.

Physics

Lecture and laboratory courses in mechanics, electricity and magnetism, relativity, fluids and thermal physics, wave motion and quantum physics, and medical physics are regularly offered to Abington students.  Research opportunities with our research faculty in various exciting areas of physics are also available under the auspices of ACURA (Abington College Undergraduate Research Activities).

Theatre

World Languages

Penn State Abington allows you to fulfill your language requirement in a choice of languages, including Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Japanese.

For information on placement into the correct level of language, see the Penn State Placement policy.

If you are an Abington student and want to make arrangements to show proficiency in another language through testing, contact Dr. Roxanna Senyshyn at rms42@psu.edu.