Department Language Requirements

  • Professor Allen Partridge works with a student at the computer in a Communications Media gaming classIUP requires that high school students have completed coursework as required by the state of Pennsylvania for the conferral of the high school diploma.

    We do not currently require any specific courses for entry into the university as long as the students meet graduation requirements.

    We encourage students to consider their desired major and the requirements of these fields while selecting coursework in high school. This will help you to be better prepared for college-level coursework.

    Please consult the Course Catalog to learn more about major course requirements.

  • Students in a Criminology class work at their desksWhile there is no language requirement for admission to IUP, majors in these departments have a language requirement for graduation:

    • Anthropology
    • Biology
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Economics
    • English
    • Geography and Regional Planning
    • Geoscience
    • History
    • Journalism
    • Mathematics
    • Natural Science
    • Philosophy
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology