Programs with In-Person Instruction or Requiring a Student to Be on Campus

  • This page includes the most up-to-date list of programs that require face-to-face instruction before Feb. 8, as well as programs that require face-to-face instructions after Feb. 8, listed by college.

    Programs and Courses Requiring Face-to-Face Instruction Before Feb. 8

    The spring 2021 semester will begin via remote instruction on Jan. 19, with only select courses offered in-person. If you have any questions about the below listing or your class schedule, please contact your dean's office.

    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

    Eberly will not be holding any in-person classes before Feb. 8. All courses will be offered either remote via zoom or strictly online.

    College of Education and Communications

    • No undergraduate programs will require in-person instruction before Feb. 8.
    • Student teaching will begin at a partner district host site according to their guidance, not on the Indiana Campus.
    • Pre-student teaching courses will not require in-person experiences until at least after Feb. 8.

    This applies to all pre-student teaching sections (EDUC 252 and EDUC 342) and all student teaching sections across all colleges with teacher education programs.

    At the graduate level, the only in-person requirements in the college before Feb. 8 are for Speech Language Pathology, MS students. The following courses in the program are in-person from the start of the semester:

    • SPLP 663 Hearing Clinic - all 3 sections
    • SPLP 661 section A02 and A04 Treatment Clinic - preparation for the IASD clinical services.
    • EDSP 849/949
    • EDSP 852/952

    The actual clinics will be held at partner sites off-campus, but on-campus preparation meetings will be scheduled. Communication to all students in the Speech-Language Pathology, MS program has been sent from the program coordinator.

    College of Fine Arts

    The following courses will require face-to-face instruction before Feb. 8:

    Art and Design

    • ART 211 001, Painting
    • ART 214 001 and 002, Ceramics
    • ART 215 001, Sculpture
    • ART 216 001, Jewelry and Metals
    • ART 217 001, Print Media
    • ART 281 001, Watercolor Painting
    • ART 423 001 and 002, Drawing Materials and Processes
    • ART 451 001 and 002, Advanced Woodworking
    • ART 452 001 and 002, Advanced Ceramics
    • ART 454 001 and 002, Advanced Painting
    • ART 460 001 and 002, Advanced Jewelry and Metals
    • ART 560 001 and 002, Grad Studio in Jewelry and Metals
    • ART 572 001 and 002, Grad Studio in Ceramics
    • ART 574 001 and 002, Grad Studio in Oil Painting
    • ART 576 001 and 002, Grad Studio in Woodworking

    Music

    • APMU 101 021 and 002, Private Piano I
    • APMU 102 021, Private Organ I
    • APMU 120 001, Private Percussion I
    • APMU 151 011, 021, 022, and 024, Private Piano II
    • APMU 152 021, Private Organ II
    • APMU 170 001, Private Percussion II
    • APMU 201 021 and 022, Private Piano III
    • APMU 202 021, Private Organ III
    • APMU 251 001 and 021, Private Piano IV
    • APMU 252 021, Private Organ IV
    • APMU 270 001, Private Percussion IV
    • APMU 351 001 and 011, Private Piano VI
    • APMU 370 001, Private Percussion VI
    • APMU 401 001, Private Piano VII
    • APMU 402 001, Private Organ VII
    • MUSC 112 001, 002, and 003, Theory Skills II
    • MUSC 121 001 and 011, Chamber Singers
    • MUSC 122 001 and 011, University Chorale
    • MUSC 126 001 and 011, Opera Workshop
    • MUSC 127 001 and 011, Percussion Ensemble
    • MUSC 128 001 and 011, Musical Theatre Production Ensemble
    • MUSC 129 001 and 011, University Orchestra
    • MUSC 131 001 and 011, University Wind Ensemble
    • MUSC 132 001, 002, 011, and 012, Treble or Bass Chorus
    • MUSC 135 001 and 011, Jazz Ensemble
    • MUSC 136 001 and 011, Advanced Jazz Ensemble
    • MUSC 151 002, Class Voice
    • MUSC 154 001, 002, and 003, Class Piano II
    • MUSC 155 001, Class Strings I
    • MUSC 157 001, Class Percussion I
    • MUSC 159 001, Class Brass I
    • MUSC 161 001, Class Woodwinds I
    • MUSC 212 001, 002, and 003, Theory Skills IV
    • MUSC 331 001, Elementary Methods
    • MUSC 333 001, Instrumental Methods
    • MUSC 335 001, Music/Students w Disabilities
    • MUSC 337 001, General/Choral Methods

    Theatre, Dance, and Performance

    • DANC 250 001, Beginning Modern Dance
    • THTR 240 001, Acting I
    • THTR 373 001, Musical Theatre Scene Study
    • IUP Dance Company Rehearsals

    College of Health and Human Services

    The College of Health and Human Services will proceed with in-person/on-campus delivery starting January 19, 2021, for the following programs/majors:

    • Nursing, BS (Clinicals and Labs)
    • Medical Imaging, BS (Clinicals and Labs)
    • Medical Technology, BS (Clinicals and Labs)
    • Respiratory Care, BS (Clinicals and Labs)
    • Academy of Culinary Arts (Punxsutawney Campus)
      • Baking and Pastry
      • Culinary Arts
    • Criminal Justice Training Center (Act 120: Municipal Police Academy)
    • Center for Rural Health and Safety (EMT and Paramedic)

    These programs will remain in-person/on-campus delivery throughout the spring 2021 semester.

    Specific courses that will be in-person for the first three weeks of the spring 2021 semester include:

    All courses in the areas below with prefix identified (clock-hour):

    • Criminal Justice Training Center – CJTC, OLOC
    • The Culinary Academy – BKNG, BKPS, CKRY, CMGT, COMP, DVLP, EXSP, JPRJ
    • Center for Rural Health and Safety – EMS, OLOC (PARA)

    Credit Hour courses (Clinicals and Labs):

    • Allied Health courses that are listed as OLOC (students in the Medical Imaging and Medical Technology programs).
    • Respiratory Care (Clinicals and Labs):
      • RESP 333
      • RESP 433
      • RESP 493 (internship, with potential clinical site limitations)
    • Nursing (Clinicals and Labs):
      • NURS 211
      • NURS 213
      • NURS 331
      • NURS 333
      • NURS 337
      • NURS 440
      • NURS 437
      • NURS 431
      • NURS 433
      • NURS 493

    These courses will remain in-person/on-campus delivery throughout the spring 2021 semester.

    College of Humanities and Social Sciences

    The College of Humanities and Social Sciences will not require any courses to be taken in-person during the first three weeks of the spring 2021 semester. ANTH 490/590 and ANTH 496/596 will be offered completely online until after Feb. 8.

    John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Science and Mathematics

    Only two courses will be offered in-person during the first three weeks of the spring 2021 semester:

    • CHEM 401, Advanced Chemistry Lab
    • BIOL 402/502, Advanced Human Anatomy

    Other Programs

    • In addition to these courses, out-of-class experiences will continue.
    • Graduate and other students should continue to work with their advisors on research projects, thesis work, dissertations, but should do so remotely.
    • Internships, student teaching assignments, practicums, etc. will continue as scheduled, provided that the host site is agreeable.
    • As in the fall, the internship, practicum, or teaching site has the option to regulate student attendance on their sites.

    Programs and Courses Requiring Face-to-Face Instruction After Feb. 8

    In many cases, program and course delivery remain unchanged from what was previously scheduled, but please check the listing to make sure you have the most updated information. If your program or course is not on this list, you will not be required to attend face-to-face courses for any part of the spring 2021 semester unless you are a freshman with 30 credits or fewer or a student requiring special circumstances.

    If you believe that you are a student that has a need for course delivery that is not the type of delivery listed below, please work with the Department for Disability Access and Advising. In addition, we will work with students in special circumstances on an individual basis to provide the best possible learning platform. Please contact your department chair.

    Any student—including freshmen and transfer students with 30 credits or less – who has concerns over attending hybrid courses in person can elect to continue in a course remotely, unless that is not possible within program requirements. If you have this concern, or have questions about your program or courses, please contact your department chairperson.

    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 

    • MBA, Executive Track only
      • Remains hybrid.
    • PhD in Business
      • Remains hybrid. 

    College of Education and Communications 

    • Administration and Leadership Studies, DEd
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Career and Technical Personnel Preparation/Vocational Education
      • Limited events on campus as previously scheduled.
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MA
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, all programs
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Counselor Education and Supervision, PhD
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Curriculum and Instruction, DEd
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Educational Psychology, MEd
      • Field experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Principal Certification
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Professional Studies in Education, all programs
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • School Counseling, MEd
      • Field Experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • School Psychology, EdS
      • Field experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • School Psychology, PhD
      • Field experiences will continue following site guidelines.
    • Speech-Language Pathology, MS
      • Internship/clinic courses.
      • Field experiences will continue following site guidelines.

    College of Fine Arts 

    • Art Education, BSED 
    • Art Studio, BA and BFA (includes graphic design) 
    • Art Studio, MA 
    • Art Studio, MFA 
    • Dance Arts, BA 
    • Music, BA 
    • Music Education, BSED 
    • Music Performance, BFA 
    • Music Performance, MA 
    • Musical Theatre, BA 
    • Theatre, BA 

    College of Health and Human Services 

    • Athletic Training, BS 
    • Baking and Pastry Arts, Certificate 
    • Criminal Justice Training (Act 120: Municipal Police Academy) 
    • Culinary Arts, Certificate 
    • Dietetic Internship Certificate (Graduate) 
    • EMT Training, Certificate 
    • Hospitality Management, BS
      • On-campus courses include HOSP 220, 330, and 413.
    • Interior Design, BS 
    • Medical Imaging, BS 
    • Medical Technology, BS 
    • Nursing, BS 
    • Nutrition/Culinary Dietetics, BS  
      • On-campus course: HOSP 330.
    • Nutrition/Dietetics, BS
      • On-campus course: HOSP 330.
    • Paramedic Program, Certificate 
    • Physical Education and Sport/Exercise Science, BS 
    • Respiratory Care, BS 
    • Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences, BS
      • Just a few classes need to be on campus, which the program will communicate with students.
    • Sport Science/Exercise Science, MS 

    College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

    • Archaeology Track, Anthropology, BA 
    • Applied Archaeology, MA 

    John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Science and Mathematics 

    • Biochemistry, BS 
    • Chemistry, BS 
    • All graduate programs 
    • Psychology, all programs 
      • Lab courses will continue to be face-to-face. 
    • Students in undergraduate research experiences  
      • Please check with your program or sponsor. 

    Other Programs

    • Army ROTC