Individualized Programs of Study

Explore studies that speak to your goals.

The flexibility to pursue your passion.

Sometimes you’re unsure which path to take. Or maybe you’re drawn to more than one area of study. Our General Studies program allows you to begin taking core classes while you decide which major is right for you. Individual Studies is a flexible curriculum with a 12-credit concentration designed to align with your goals.

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General Studies (A.A.)

With the General Studies path, you can complete the first two years of a bachelor’s program and transfer when you make your final choice.

Individual Studies (A.A.S.)

Create a personalized path that aligns with your career goals.

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

Pre-College Programs

Define your future

There are lots of ways to explore your future across all types of majors from nursing to culinary.

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Explore tomorrow

  • Stay and learn on campus over your summer break
  • Explore a variety of career options
  • Experience our hands-on approach to education 
  • Earn up to $2,000 in Penn College scholarships
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Here for you every step of the way

When you study at Penn College, your instructors will do more than know your name. They'll get to know you. Experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your success, Penn College faculty are here to support your academic journey.

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Penn College News

April 15 service to honor sociology faculty member

A memorial service will be Saturday, April 15, for Douglas M. Sherry, a part-time sociology instructor at Penn College, who died Dec. 29 at the age of 57. Among the survivors is his wife, Laura M. Dickinson, an associate professor of English-composition.


History professor serving as AP history exam’s chief reader

A Pennsylvania College of Technology professor is serving as the chief reader for the World History: Modern Advanced Placement exam. As chief reader, Craig A.


Students earn Innovation Engineer Blue Belt credential

Twenty-seven Pennsylvania College of Technology students received Innovation Engineering Blue Belt certification following their successful completion of all modules within the Principles of Innovation course at the college. The course teaches the fundamentals of innovation, emphasizing critical thinking, problem-solving and stimuli for effective innovation.