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Honors Tracks

IUP offers honors tracks for the following majors.

Accounting, BS
An affordable, well-rounded education at one of the largest and most qualified accounting facilities in western Pennsylvania
Anthropology, Applied Anthropology Track, BA
Students gain a cross-cultural perspective, learn quantitative and qualitative methodologies and theory, and put their knowledge into action through internships and research
Anthropology, Archaeology Track, BA
Students gain hands-on experience in survey methods, field excavation, lab processing, and artifacts analysis in learning about and uncovering clues to cultures that thrived centuries ago
Anthropology, General Anthropology Track, BA
Students gain a strong foundation in the sociocultural, biological, linguistic, and archaeological subdisciplines of anthropology through mentored, active, hands-on learning
Art Education, BSEd
Lead a creative classroom. Teach art. IUP has a national reputation for excellence in teacher education.
Biochemistry (B.S.)
Many kinds of industries rely on biochemists, and IUP’s program prepares students for graduate and professional schools.
Biology (B.A.)
IUP’s Biology Department offers the best of both academic worlds.
Biology (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science in Biology will provide you with preparation for a career in science or for continuing your education at the graduate level.
Biology with an Education Certification (B.S.Ed.)
From biomolecules to biomes, IUP is the place to study biology.
Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology Track (B.S.)
Learn about the powerful new biochemical and physical techniques in use today, as well as current practices in genetics.
Biology, Environmental Health Science (B.S.)
Prepare for a career as an environmental health specialist or practitioner in industry, government, or academia or for entry into graduate school.
Biology, Pre-Medical Track (B.S.)
Become prepared for medical school, and take advantage of cooperative agreements IUP has with two different medical colleges.
Biology, Pre-Veterinary Track (B.S.)
Students gain a strong foundation for veterinary school, and this degree automatically qualifies them for a minor in chemistry.
Business Education (B.S.Ed.)
The major is intended for those interested in teaching in public schools, vocational-technical schools, private business schools, or industry.
Business, Honors Program (B.S.)
High achievers enjoy extra opportunities in the business honors program.
Early Childhood Education and Special Education (B.S.Ed.)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has earned a reputation for outstanding teacher education.
Economics Honors Track, BA
This track is available by departmental permission to Economics and Economics/Pre-Law majors.
Elementary Education (B.S.Ed.)
At IUP, your professors will teach you how to lead a classroom and will offer you time-tested as well as innovative strategies for engaging young learners. 
Finance (B.S.)
 Students interested in money and the stock market enjoy Finance.
Geography, Economic Geographer Track (B.A.)
Economic Geographers gain skills to guide the building of cities.
Geography, Environmental Geographer Track (B.A.)
Students who care about the planet find fulfilllment as Environmental Geographers.
Geography, General Track (B.A.)
The General track in Geography offers a variety of courses.
Geography, GIS and Cartographer Track (B.A.)
 The GIS and Cartography track offers the latest mapping technology.
Management Information Systems, BS
MIS is where the rocket science of IT meets hard-core business, say our students. They acquire the IT, business, and analytical skills in demand by employers.
Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Track (B.S.)
The Entrepreneurship track prepares students to start their own businesses.
Management, General Management Track (B.S.)
The best managers make effective decisions to move businesses forward.
Management, Operations Management Track (B.S.)
The Operations Management track trains students to run larger businesses.
Marketing (B.S.)
Creative students with strong business skills make good Marketing majors.
Mathematics (B.S.)
This major will prepare you for graduate studies or for a professional career in fields such as financial forecasting, space systems, transportation, cryptography, construction, computer systems, medicine, or robotics.
Mathematics, Applied Track (B.S.)
Mathematics is the language of scientists, bankers, engineers, insurance executives, economists, computer systems analysts, and businessmen. 
Philosophy (B.A.)
Philosophy majors study great thinkers and learn critical reasoning skills.
Philosophy, Pre-Law Track (B.A.)
The Philosophy Pre-Law track sharpens reasoning and critical thinking skills.
Physics (B.S.Ed.)
The Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in Physics will prepare you for a career as a physics teacher.
Psychology/Honors Track, BA
The honors program has been developed to enrich the education of qualified psychology majors.
Regional Planning, Environmental Planner Track (B.S.)
Environmental planners map out a bright future for our planet.
Regional Planning, Land Use and GIS Track (B.S.)
Regional planners with GIS skills have an advantage in finding jobs.
Religious Studies Honors Track
The honors program is open by departmental invitation to Religious Studies majors with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and a 3.5 GPA in Religious Studies courses.
Sociology, Disability Services Track (B.A.)
 Sociology of Disability students study lifestyle challenges, issues, and solutions.
Sociology, General Track (B.A.)
 Social scientists want to understand how people behave and interact.
Sociology, Human Services Track (B.A.)
Those who like helping others choose the Human Services track.
Spanish (B.A.)
Mastering Spanish opens up your world and your job prospects.