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Prospective Students

If you are a new or prospective student, you should review the following information, which will provide you with valuable insight into requirements, transferring credits and courses, admissions, and the University community as a whole.

Transfer Information
If you are coming to Harpur College carrying earned credits, or having taken courses (including AP or International Baccalaureate) which may carry credit or fulfill requirements, you should view the materials contained here.

Harpur Degree Requirements
Harpur students are held to high standards, and are encouraged to grow academically and personally through our Harpur Degree requirements. The coursework and level of scholarship expected of Harpur students is detailed here.

Harpur Orientation
The homepage for orientation features information for incoming students. You can view helpful resources prior to orientation, and learn more about initial theregistration and advisement for new students.

Admissions
The admissions site will provide you with detailed admissions information. You can request materials, learn how to apply online, view what Binghamton University has to offer, and schedule a visit.

Harpur Degrees and Programs
View the various Harpur College tracks of study, and the various departments that house our diverse body of faculty and students.

Transfer Equivalency Tables
Use these tables to determine what courses from selected colleges and universities will transfer as equivalent courses. These courses may be taken without petitioning for credit. Please visit the forms area for more information on petitioning courses from schools not listed on the tables.

AP Credits and AP Equivalency Tables
Use these tables to determine how AP courses may transfer, and to determine the grading threshold for the awarding of credit.

International Baccalaureate Policies
Binghamton University students may earn credit by exam for coursework completed in high school under the Higher International Baccalaureate Program. Please view the policies and criteria on this page for complete details.

Credit and Course Transfer FAQ
If you have a general question not answered using the above policy documents, try the FAQ, designed to give succinct answers to common questions or concerns.

Planning Information for Science Majors (PDF, 34k)
For your convenience we list those mathematic and physical science courses that are common introductory courses required for science majors and typically open to students in the freshman or sophomore college years. This list is not intended to be all inclusive and you are strongly encouraged to consult the Binghamton University Bulletin for requirements for a specific major features tools, techniques and resources designed to assist you in creating the means and structure to effectively plan your current semester and beyond.

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Last Updated: 11/2/09