Penn State Wilkes-Barre to offer a variety of summer online courses for credit

LEHMAN, Pa. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre has announced 28 for-credit courses that will be available for online completion this summer. The three-credit courses (selective courses are four-credit) cover a variety of subject areas and will be held during three sessions.

Maymester: May 8th through June 5th

  • CAS 100A: Effective Speech
  • MATH 34: The Mathematics of Money
  • SOC 3: Introductory Social Psychology
  • STAT 100: Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

Session 1: May 15th through June 23rd

  • AFR 110: Introduction to Contemporary Africa
  • CAS 100A: Effective Speech
  • CHEM 110: Chemical Principles I
  • CMPSC 203: Introduction to Spreadsheets and Databases (4 credits)
  • ENGL 202C: Effective Writing: Technical Writing
  • ENGL 202D: Effective Writing: Business Writing
  • GAME 160: Introduction to Video Game Culture
  • GEOSC 30: Volcanos
  • IB 303: International Business Operations
  • INART 115: The Popular Arts in America: Popular Music
  • IST 402: Emerging Issues and Technologies
  • KINES 82: Action Methods for Stress Management
  • MATH 22: College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 110: Techniques of Calculus I (4 credits)
  • MIS 204: Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • NUTR 251: Introductory Principles of Nutrition
  • PSYCH 100: Introductory Psychology
  • STAT 200: Elementary Statistics (4 credits)
  • STS 55: Space Science and Technology

Session 2: June 28th through August 9th

  • ARTH 111: Ancient to Medieval Art
  • ASTRO 1: Astronomical Universe
  • ECON 102: Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • HDFS 239: Adolescent Development
  • MATH 26: Plane Trigonometry

In addition to this listing of summer online courses, there are also various on-campus summer courses being offered at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus. For a complete listing of these courses or a detailed description of all classes, visit

Current Penn State students may register through eLion by selecting the Wilkes-Barre campus as the course location. New students can call the Registrar's Office at 570-675-9233 for more information.