Accounting

Pitt-Titusville's Associate of Science degree in accounting gives students a strong foundation in business concepts, communication skills, and analytical skills that serve as a solid base for a professional career in accounting or for advanced study in accounting. This program also provides students the opportunity to explore other streams of knowledge to broaden their horizons.

  • Explain basic accounting principles, concepts, and constraints.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the accounting process and apply the rules of debit and credit.
  • Identify basic financial statements, explain their purpose, and perform basic financial statement analysis.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and basic working knowledge of the theories, concepts, and methods used in management, marketing, finance, business law, and economics.
  • Apply concepts and skills to make basic business decisions.

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Biology

Pitt-Titusville's associate degree in biological sciences prepares you to enter four-year biological sciences programs at Pitt's Bradford, Greensburg, and Pittsburgh campuses as well as at other colleges and universities. It can also help to prepare you for a career in such fields as medicine, biotechnology, and environmental conservation and management. The program of study includes courses in biology, chemistry, and math.

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Business Information Systems

Pitt-Titusville's Associate of Science Degree in business information systems provides a strong foundation in information systems, business concepts, communication skills, and analytical skills that will serve as a solid base for a professional career or for advanced study in business information systems. This program also gives students the opportunity to explore other streams of knowledge to broaden their horizons.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office products and systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in managing networks, operating systems, and system hardware and software.
  • Describe and discuss fundamental management theories, concepts, methods, and business practices.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and basic working knowledge of the theories, concepts, and methods used in management, marketing, finance, business law, and economics.
  • Recognize, analyze, and manage ethical dilemmas in business.

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Business Management

The Associate of Science degree in business management at Pitt-Titusville provides a strong foundation in business concepts, communication skills, and analytical skills that will serve as a solid base for a professional career in business or for advanced study in business management. This program also gives students the opportunity to explore other streams of knowledge to broaden their horizons.

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Computer Technology

The Pitt-Titusville associate degree in computer technology prepares you for an entry-level position as a computer technologist. The program of study includes courses in Microsoft Office products, database design, networking, computer hardware, and Web design.  It also includes an internship experience. See internship requirements for information on completing the internship for this major.

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Criminal Justice

The Pitt-Titusville associate's degree in criminal justice prepares you to enter four-year criminal justice programs at Pitt's Bradford, Greensburg, and Pittsburgh campuses and at other colleges and universities. It also provides the degree needed for most police work and entry-level positions in the criminal justice system. The program of study includes courses in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, and political science.

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Engineering

Students interested in careers in engineering can begin their studies at Pitt-Titusville. Upon successful completion of a required number of courses, students are eligible to relocate to either the Pittsburgh or Johnstown campus to complete their Bachelor of Science degree requirements.

Fields of engineering study include: chemical and petroleum, civil and environmental, electrical, industrial, material science, mechanical, bioengineering, computer, engineering physics, energy resources, and manufacturing systems.

The curriculum at Pitt-Titusville offers three tracks of study, determined by the candidate's placement at the time of admission.

Three-Year Track    Students who need to take pre-algebra coursework
Two-Year Track    Students prepared to take college algebra or trigonometry
One-Year Track

 

Health-Related Professions

Pitt-Titusville is a great place to begin studies in the field of health and rehabilitation sciences. Undergraduate requirements can be met while attending Pitt-Titusville (with its smaller class sizes). Once relocation requirements have been met, students can apply for relocation and complete their degree on the Pittsburgh campus in areas such as clinical dietetics and nutrition, communication science, health information management, and rehabilitation science. Visit the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences to see admission requirements For more information or to be directed to an advisor contact the Academic Affairs Office at (814) 827-4474.

 

History

The Pitt-Titusville associate degree in history provides a solid foundation in the history of Western civilization, U.S. history, and African American history in addition to preparing you to enter four-year history programs within the University of Pittsburgh system and at other colleges and universities. The program of study includes courses in history, political science, and sociology. 

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Human Services

Pitt-Titusville's Associate of Science degree in human services provides a strong foundation in human service concepts, communication skills, and analytical skills that will serve as a solid base for a professional career and for advanced study in human services. Human Services is a multi-disciplinary field that prepares professionals for employment in supportive, therapeutic, community services, and intervention programs. Classes include an overview of issues and history involving human services work, philosophical models, types of services, and professional roles. Our graduates work for community social services agencies, public and private schools, and within the judicial system, among other areas. See internship requirements.

  • Understand the concepts important in human service delivery.
  • Apply critical thinking skills in analyzing data relevant to a career in a human service agency.
  • Demonstrate their understanding of human service concepts by successfully completing an internship in a human service agency.

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Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts Division invites students to develop their critical skills by providing a wide variety of courses that meet the University’s General Education requirements. It also prepares students for majoring in baccalaureate programs in the liberal arts and social sciences, and for furthering their educations at the graduate level. Liberal arts courses are offered to non-majors as well, to transcend boundaries of specialization and provide all students with common experiences and skills. 

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Medicine - Pre-Medicine and Pre-Dental Medicine 

Pitt-Titusville offers the prerequisite courses for both of these fields. Although there is not a specific preparatory course of study (admission requirements vary depending on the graduate school you plan to attend), required general education requirements for medical/dental school can be earned while taking classes toward a degree in your undergraduate major.

For admission requirements, visit School of Dental Medicine or School of Medicine. For more information about Pitt-Titusville classes and requirements of graduate schools.

 

Natural Sciences

The Natural Sciences Division prepares students to complete programs in various STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields; for admission to pharmacy, medical, and dental schools; and receive an associate's degree that strengthens their career pursuits in health-related disciplines. Natural science courses are also offered to non-majors and students in health care programs.

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Nursing

The Nursing Program provides an Associate of Science in Nursing which prepares students at the undergraduate level to sit for the State Board of Nursing examination to become a Registered Nurse. Learn more about our program here.

 

Petroleum Technology

With the growth of the petroleum industry in Pennsylvania and other areas nationwide, we are offering an Associate Degree in Petroleum Technology.  This is a 2-year joint program with the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, which allows you to to receive the first year of the curriculum on our campus and then relocate to Bradford to complete your degree. When you receive your degree, you’ll be prepared to apply for a career in the oil and gas industry in this growing field.

Along with general education requirements, courses will include Geology of Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale, Drilling, Fracking, Oil and Gas Transportation, Well Log Interpretation, and other major topics to meet national standards.

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Pharmacy

The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville offers a two-year curriculum to give students the foundation they need to apply to degree programs in Pharmacy at other locations. For more information on the Pharmacy program, click here.

 

Physical Therapist Assistant

The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville's (Pitt-Titusville) Physical Therapist Assistant Program is a well-established academic based program. Learn more about the Physical Therapist Assistant program.

 

Psychology

The Pitt-Titusville associate degree in psychology prepares you to enter four-year psychology programs at other Pitt campuses as well as other colleges and universities. It also prepares you for some entry-level positions in human service agencies. The program of study includes courses in psychology, research methods, sociology, and human biology. 

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