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Undergraduate Degree Programs


Undergraduate Certificate Program

Patrick Tunno
208 Hammond Bldg
University Park
Phone: 814-863-1654

University Park


This certificate program is designed to provide recognition for students who have gained a proficiency in the skills needed by engineers in a global economy. The requirements of the certificate fall into three categories: knowledge of global engineering and its professional and societal context, knowledge of language and culture, and participation in international experiences. All engineering students in good academic standing are eligible for admission to the program.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING, a minimum of 10 credits is required.



Students must complete an application and successfully complete 3 credits of study in a second language, while a PSU student, at the 003 (third-semester) level or higher; 6 credits (typically two courses) of study in coursesapproved to meet the International Cultures requirement (IL) of General Education; and 1-3 credits and/or at least six weeks of approved study or workabroad, consisting of course work, internship, research, etc.

Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 2004

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 11/11/2011



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