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IUP–Penn Highlands Community College Articulations


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PHCC logoWelcome, Penn Highlands Community College students! Here’s everything you need to transfer to IUP. 

IUP is ready to help you pursue your academic and professional aspirations in a way that suits your current needs. 

Use our Liberal Studies Equivalency Guide to help you to determine which courses to take at PA Highlands for maximum transferability of general studies courses.

Use our Online Transfer Credit Equivalency System to assist you in determining how other courses not listed on the equivalency guide will transfer.

Both of these tools are best used in conjunction with our undergraduate catalog, which indicates specific courses that must be taken in order to complete your degree at IUP.

The following program to program agreements allow students to transfer full Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees into parallel bachelor degree programs with full junior standing.   The following programs are covered by state articulation agreements (TAOC):

PA Highlands+IUP Articulation Agreements
Community College Degree
Parallel IUP Degree
Environmental Science (Associate in Science) Biology (BS)*
Business Business Administration (Associate in Science)
Accounting (BS)
  Finance (BS)
  Human Resource Management (BS)
  International Business (BS)
  Management (BS)
  Management Information  Systems (BS)
  Management/Entrepreneurship and Small Business (BS)
  Marketing (BS)
CommunicationsCommunication Studies (Associate in Art)
Communications Media (BS)*
Computer Science
Computer Science (Associate in Science)
Computer Science/Applied Computer Science Track (BS)*
  Computer Science (BA)*
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice (Associate in Science)
Criminology (BA)*
Environmental Science
Environmental Science (Associate in Art)
Geology/Environmental Track (BS)*
 PK-4 Education
Early Childhood Education (Associate in Art)
Early Childhood Education/Special Education (BSED)
 PsychologyPsychology (Associate in Art)
Psychology (BA)*

*Effective with spring 2015 graduation from the program at Penn Highlands

The following program has a special articulation agreement.

  • Child and Family Studies

Please contact the IUP Transfer Services Office at or the transfer coordinator at Penn Highlands Community College to learn more.

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