Make Penn State part of your summer plans

You can earn General Education credits online at a special summer rate, whether you’re staying close to campus, returning home, or traveling the world.

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Why Penn State this summer?

By offering courses online at a special summer rate, Penn State makes it easy and affordable for you to earn credits for your degree.

Summer courses are a great way to:

stay on track for graduation
catch up on degree requirements
give extra attention to a challenging course

Take these General Education courses online at a special summer rate

Summer 2017 rates

$542 per credit hour if you have completed 59 or fewer credits
$584 per credit hour if you have completed 60 or more credits

To receive the special rate, choose your course and then select one of the class numbers listed below.  View the tutorial on how to add a class in LionPATH.

CAS 100B and 100C
Effective Speech
5640, 5641, 5665 to 5672, 5711, 5715 to 5718

Introduction to C++ Programming

EGEE 101
Energy and the Environment

EGEE 102
Energy Conservation for Environmental Protection

ENGL 202A, 202C, 202D
Effective Writing
5365 to 5373, 5851 to 5857, 6087 to 6095, 9511 to 9513

Global Parks and Sustainability

GEOG 128
Geography of International Affairs

GEOG 160
Mapping our Changing World

MATH 110
Techniques of Calculus I
6655, 9448

MATH 140
Calculus With Analytic Geometry I

MATH 141
Calculus With Analytic Geometry II

Introductory Psychology
4843, 4844

Introductory Sociology
4892 to 4894

STAT 200
Elementary Statistics
6518 to 6526, 9519, 9562, 9591

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Explore these unique learning experiences and add credits toward your degree

Language Institute at Penn State

Language Institute at Penn State

Earn up to 12 language credits during the summer.

Summer Study Abroad Programs

Summer Study Abroad Programs

Faculty-led, world-focused — study abroad the summer!

Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing Among the Ojibwe

Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing Among the Ojibwe

A unique cross-cultural experience for students, including a field experience in northern Minnesota.

Teaching ESL Certificate Program

Teaching ESL in Ecuador

Earn an ESL certificate through online and weekend courses, plus five weeks in Ecuador.

If you have any questions about scheduling your courses, contact the Summer Session Office.