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DEGREE PROGRAMS AND CONCENTRATIONS

, AT CAL U EDUCATION BEGINS

Anthropology Forensic Anthropology Archaeology Arabic Language & Cultures Art Art Studio Athletic Training Biology Pre-Medicine Pre-Chiropractic Medicine Pre-Dentistry Pre-Osteopathic Medicine Mortuary Science (co-op program) Pre-Optometry Pre-Podiatric Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Business Administration Human Resource Management Accounting Business Economics Finance Marketing Management Information Technology Management Business Administration (100% Online) Chemistry Commercial Music Technology Communication Disorders Communication Studies Public Relations Radio & TV Speech Communication Computer Engineering Technology Computer Information Systems Computer Science Earth Science Meteorology Environmental Environmental Hazards

WITH PERSONAL INTRODUCTIONS.

It’s not something you run into every day – faculty who will meet you at an Open House and remember your name; student mentors who will reach out before you even show up on campus to welcome you and give you the inside scoop. It’s the beginning of a relationship with a school that believes in the power of personal connections. And the interest is genuine. Look around. Ask around. Everywhere you go at Cal U, you’ll see our students and faculty embracing the difference that open interaction and one-to-one learning can make.

IT’S A MINDSET THAT CONNECTS US ALL.

HOW ABOUT YOU?

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Education Certification for Secondary Schools - Art - Biology - Chemistry - Communication - Earth & Space Science - English - Mathematics - Physics - Social Studies - Spanish Technology Education K-12 Elementary PreK-4 Elementary PreK-4/Special Ed Elementary Grades 4-8 - Language Arts/Reading - Mathematics - Science - Social Studies - Math & Language Arts/Reading - Math & Science - Math & Social Studies - Science & Language Arts/Reading - Science & Social Studies Elementary Grades 4-8/Special Ed - Language Arts/Reading - Mathematics - Science - Social Studies Electrical Engineering Technology English Creative Writing Journalism Language & Literacy Literature Environmental Studies Conservation Ecology Fisheries & Wildlife Biology Environmental Science Leadership and Management

Geography Climatology GIS & Emergency Management Tourism Studies Geology Gerontology Graphic Design Graphics & Multimedia History International Studies Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies Justice Studies Homeland & International Security Criminology Law & Justice Forensic Science Liberal Studies Mathematics Mechatronics Engineering Technology Nursing (BSN) for RNs Nursing (BSN) for RNs Online Nursing (BSN) for RNs (courses at CCAC South Campus) Parks & Recreation Management Philosophy Physics Political Science Pre-Law Psychology Social Science Social Work Sociology Applied Sociology Spanish Sport Management Studies Professional Golf Management Wellness & Fitness (online) Technology Management Theatre Undecided in Education Undecided in Liberal Arts Undecided in Science & Technology

ASSOCIATE DEGREES Accounting Computer Engineering Technology Computer Science Technology Computer Information Systems Early Childhood Electrical Engineering Technology Graphics & Multimedia Industrial Technology Liberal Studies Nursing (RN) co-op with CCAC Degree issued by CCAC Physical Therapist Assistant Radiologic Technology Robotics Engineering Technology Technical Studies CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Personal Computer Application LETTERS OF COMPLETION Spanish for Business Spanish for Law Enforcement Sex Crimes Involving Online Predators Industrial Safety For a current listing of all programs, please visit the Cal U website at www.calu.edu.


CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA FIND YOURSELF AT

CAL U. Three undergraduate colleges. More than 130 programs of study. We have what you’re looking for at Cal U. Whether you want to study mechatronics engineering technology or shape the next generation as an early childhood educator, your future is at Cal U.

When Jerica Snedden first left her hometown of Carrolltown, Pa., to pursue her elementary education degree at Cal U, she got a little homesick. “But then I started to make so many new friends in my residence hall, and in my classes.”

The same goes for her membership in Cal Rocks. Jerica says, “It does a lot of volunteer work and it’s helped me in my future career, because it’s shown me what I can do to help my community.”

PEER TO PEER “Make sure you use your peer mentor.”

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WORDS OF WISDOM: FLIP TO SEE OUR FULL LISTING

Jerica’s involvement with the Cal U track and field team helped her develop meaningful friendships.

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FACULTY

IN THE

FIELD At Cal U, our faculty is on the move. That’s because learning takes place in many different ways – in and outside the classroom.

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Our faculty come straight from the real world to you, with personal insights, practical experience, and a face-to-face style that engages you in learning at the individual level.

YOUR LEVEL.

Average student to faculty ratio

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Even before you enroll at Cal U, you’ll be impressed with our professors. They present at national and international conferences and symposiums, conduct important research, publish scholarly papers, and consult with countless corporations, organizations and governments.

OF OUR FULL-TIME FACULTY HOLD THE HIGHEST DEGREE IN THEIR FIELD But they come here to Cal U to pursue their

PASSION:

ER S H T BY B E

Teaching, motivating and inspiring students.

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You’ll meet many of them at your Open House, and they’ll start talking with you about your interests, what you want to do in life and your career choices. They’ll explain the programs and opportunities at Cal U and assure you they’ll always be available to you.

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Such personal interest is rare at a large university, but real at Cal U. The faculty at Cal U do more than just teach – they’ll show you what it's like in the real world. Our talented educators expect a lot from you, but give a lot in return. Let us change the way you think about education.

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A HISTORY OF SUCCESS If you take courses on the history of American sport, social history or African-American history at Cal U, you will get to know Dr. Kelton Edmonds. Dr. Edmonds came to us in the fall of 2005 as the Frederick Douglass Institute Visiting Scholar and was hired as tenure-track faculty in the History Department the following academic year. An expert in African-American studies, he has re-established Black History Month as a major campus event and organizes the annual Hip-hop Conference to examine the genre's effect on society, the arts and history. 6

Dr. Edmonds has a passion for his work as a historian and a Cal U professor. “I enjoy knowing my students. It allows me to relate ‘history’ to them personally, and creates a dialogue in which they know they are respected as a person and not just a student number.” His favorite course to teach is African-American History, in which he applies a student-centered approach, believing that students ultimately teach themselves by interacting with him and, more importantly, each other.


Bones fascinate Dr. Cassandra Kuba, an assistant professor in the Department of Justice Law and Society at Cal U.

Dr. Kuba has helped law enforcement in searches, recoveries and skeletal analyses. And she takes her students with her.

She believes the human skeleton has a lot to say for itself.

“Students are an integral part of the forensic team. Cases often involve trekking out into the woods, hauling equipment and spending several hours searching for and processing a scene.”

“So much of our life histories are recorded by our skeletons. I wanted to learn how to read those stories as represented by the bones and be able to pass along that knowledge to others. I love seeing the fascination on the faces of my students.”

Dr. Kuba also answers technical questions for mystery novelists and the writers of television crime dramas, such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bones, and Rizzoli & Isles.

DIGGING DEEP

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TEACHER IN THE WILD Dr. Summer Arrigo-Nelson takes her passion for teaching biological and environmental sciences from the classroom to the field. “Cal U is a very dynamic place to work. My department has recently hired a number of new faculty members and offers a wide variety of courses, internships and field experiences for our students.”

Dr. Arrigo-Nelson’s recent fieldwork on primates gives her students an in-depth understanding of biology, evolution and conservation. “I developed the Madagascar Field School program so that Cal U students could have the opportunity to gain an international perspective. They spend a month living in the forest of Madagascar, where they learn how to monitor tropical biodiversity, explore Malagasy culture and examine the impact of invasive species within the rainforest.”

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STUDENTS TAKING THE

LEAD There’s a place for Cal U students. It’s called “OUT

IN FRONT.”

We want energetic leaders who enjoy getting involved. We seek thoughtful learners, focused on fulfilling their dreams. We celebrate hard-working individuals who are dedicated to reaching their goals. And that mix makes all the difference. Cal U students share their desire for achievement with our community of learners. They realize the importance of building a rapport with their professors and creating solid friendships with their peers. That’s why Cal U is the perfect choice for students who are determined to make the most of their college careers. Whether you’re coming to Cal U straight out of high school or you already have life experience from the military or the world of work, you’ll find other students here exactly like you — and some very different from you. That’s what makes Cal U a great place to be.

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WORDS OF ADVICE: “Life is all about risks, and if you’re willing to take the risk, that one chance might take you a long way.”

A WINNING ATTITUDE Giovanni Morales applied to Cal U as a junior in high school in Philadelphia. “I heard so much about the environment. Cal U gave me an opportunity to explore and expand my horizons.” Which is exactly what he’s been doing. Today he’s a member of Cal Rocks, The Catholic Group and Alpha Lambda Delta. He’s also joined the Hispanic Student Association.“These groups have helped me in building a resumé.”

His winning attitude has proven itself in sports as well. He played on Cal U’s baseball team, the 2010 PSAC champions. “Such a great experience to have scored the game-winning run!” A business administration major, Giovanni said his current goal is to have an internship with the Philadelphia Phillies.

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CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA FIND YOURSELF AT

CAL U. Three undergraduate colleges. More than 130 programs of study. We have what you’re looking for at Cal U. Whether you want to study mechatronics engineering technology or shape the next generation as an early childhood educator, your future is at Cal U.

When Jerica Snedden first left her hometown of Carrolltown, Pa., to pursue her elementary education degree at Cal U, she got a little homesick. “But then I started to make so many new friends in my residence hall, and in my classes.”

The same goes for her membership in Cal Rocks. Jerica says, “It does a lot of volunteer work and it’s helped me in my future career, because it’s shown me what I can do to help my community.”

PEER TO PEER “Make sure you use your peer mentor.”

........................

WORDS OF WISDOM: FLIP TO SEE OUR FULL LISTING

Jerica’s involvement with the Cal U track and field team helped her develop meaningful friendships.

www.calu.edu


DEGREE PROGRAMS AND CONCENTRATIONS

, AT CAL U EDUCATION BEGINS

Anthropology Forensic Anthropology Archaeology Arabic Language & Cultures Art Art Studio Athletic Training Biology Pre-Medicine Pre-Chiropractic Medicine Pre-Dentistry Pre-Osteopathic Medicine Mortuary Science (co-op program) Pre-Optometry Pre-Podiatric Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Business Administration Human Resource Management Accounting Business Economics Finance Marketing Management Information Technology Management Business Administration (100% Online) Chemistry Commercial Music Technology Communication Disorders Communication Studies Public Relations Radio & TV Speech Communication Computer Engineering Technology Computer Information Systems Computer Science Earth Science Meteorology Environmental Environmental Hazards

WITH PERSONAL INTRODUCTIONS.

It’s not something you run into every day – faculty who will meet you at an Open House and remember your name; student mentors who will reach out before you even show up on campus to welcome you and give you the inside scoop. It’s the beginning of a relationship with a school that believes in the power of personal connections. And the interest is genuine. Look around. Ask around. Everywhere you go at Cal U, you’ll see our students and faculty embracing the difference that open interaction and one-to-one learning can make.

IT’S A MINDSET THAT CONNECTS US ALL.

HOW ABOUT YOU?

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Education Certification for Secondary Schools - Art - Biology - Chemistry - Communication - Earth & Space Science - English - Mathematics - Physics - Social Studies - Spanish Technology Education K-12 Elementary PreK-4 Elementary PreK-4/Special Ed Elementary Grades 4-8 - Language Arts/Reading - Mathematics - Science - Social Studies - Math & Language Arts/Reading - Math & Science - Math & Social Studies - Science & Language Arts/Reading - Science & Social Studies Elementary Grades 4-8/Special Ed - Language Arts/Reading - Mathematics - Science - Social Studies Electrical Engineering Technology English Creative Writing Journalism Language & Literacy Literature Environmental Studies Conservation Ecology Fisheries & Wildlife Biology Environmental Science Leadership and Management

Geography Climatology GIS & Emergency Management Tourism Studies Geology Gerontology Graphic Design Graphics & Multimedia History International Studies Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies Justice Studies Homeland & International Security Criminology Law & Justice Forensic Science Liberal Studies Mathematics Mechatronics Engineering Technology Nursing (BSN) for RNs Nursing (BSN) for RNs Online Nursing (BSN) for RNs (courses at CCAC South Campus) Parks & Recreation Management Philosophy Physics Political Science Pre-Law Psychology Social Science Social Work Sociology Applied Sociology Spanish Sport Management Studies Professional Golf Management Wellness & Fitness (online) Technology Management Theatre Undecided in Education Undecided in Liberal Arts Undecided in Science & Technology

ASSOCIATE DEGREES Accounting Computer Engineering Technology Computer Science Technology Computer Information Systems Early Childhood Electrical Engineering Technology Graphics & Multimedia Industrial Technology Liberal Studies Nursing (RN) co-op with CCAC Degree issued by CCAC Physical Therapist Assistant Radiologic Technology Robotics Engineering Technology Technical Studies CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Personal Computer Application LETTERS OF COMPLETION Spanish for Business Spanish for Law Enforcement Sex Crimes Involving Online Predators Industrial Safety For a current listing of all programs, please visit the Cal U website at www.calu.edu.


Peer mentors are the best way for you to feel right at home from your first moment on campus. And even before you arrive. The Peer Mentoring program can pair you with an upper-class student volunteer who will help you fit right in.

Typically, your peer mentor will be from your academic department and will be knowledgeable about classes and requirements within your major. But he or she also will know a great deal about campus activities, clubs and organizations, speakers and special events. You can look to your mentor for general guidance, information, encouragement and friendship. If you like the idea, register for a peer mentor online or by calling the program at 724-938-1682.

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DATES 2013 FALL DISCOVERY DAYS Saturday, September 21

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Saturday, October 5 Monday, October 14 Saturday, November 2 2014 SPRING OPEN HOUSE Monday, February 17 Saturday, March 8 Saturday, April 5

www.calu.edu Office of Admissions - California University of PA, 250 University Avenue, California, PA 15419 • 1-888-412-0479 or 724-938-4404 • Fax: 724-938-4564 Office of Financial Aid - Dixon Hall 105 • 724-938-4415 • Fax: 724-938-4551 I N T E G R I T Y, C I V I L I T Y, R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y A proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. California University of Pennsylvania is an academic community dedicated to the ideals of justice, fairness and equal opportunity for all. In compliance with federal and state laws, the University is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, sexual orientation or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran. The University will not tolerate racial, ethnic or sexual discrimination. Sexual harassment is considered by law to be a form of sexual discrimination and is, therefore, unacceptable. Direct equal opportunity and affirmative action inquiries or complaints to the Special Assistant to the President for EEEO/University Ombudsperson, Office of Social Equity, South Hall 112, 724-938-4014. Direct inquiries regarding services or facilities accessibility to the ADA/504, Compliance Officer, Office of Student Development and Services, G 52 Carter Hall, 724-938 4056. Direct Title IX inquiries to the Senior Women’s Administrator/Title IX Coordinator, Department of Athletics, Hamer Hall 248, 724-938-4351.

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