Although most Penn State World Campus courses are completed as part of a degree or certificate program, there is also the opportunity to take exploratory courses. The following special interest courses are available to both current Penn State World Campus students and those not currently seeking a Penn State degree or certificate.
Read the instructions for how to register for Penn State World Campus courses to learn how you can enroll in any of the upcoming special interest classes.
|Building Information Modeling Execution Planning||AE 576||This course explores advanced topics related to the BIM Project Execution Planning Procedure, including research into advanced BIM and information management approaches.||3 credits||Fall 2019|
|Wind Turbine Aerodynamics||AERSP 583||Analysis of wind turbine performance, aeroacoustics, and loads; turbine selection for site-specific application.||3 credits||Spring 2020|
|Wind Turbine Systems||AERSP 880||Wind turbine technology and the critical elements of turbine system design.||3 credits||Fall 2019|
|Introduction to Agricultural Business Management||AGBM 200||Application of management principles and processes to agricultural business firms in their planning and operating in domestic and international markets.||3 credits||Fall 2019
|Liquid Chromatography||CHEM 810||The course specifically caters to the needs of the analytical chemical industry and individuals newly hired into entry-level sample management/preparation and quality assurance/quality control positions within companies using liquid chromatographic techniques.||1 credit||Fall 2019|
|Liquid Chromatography II||CHEM 811||The course specifically caters to the needs of the analytical chemical industry and individuals hired into, or transitioning into, technician-level positions within companies using liquid chromatographic techniques.||1 credit||Spring 2020|
|Liquid Chromatography III||CHEM 812||The course specifically caters to the needs of the analytical chemical industry and individuals hired into, or transitioning into, development-level, or senior-level, chemist positions within companies using liquid chromatographic techniques.||1 credit||Summer 2020|
|Environmental Law and Policy||EMGT 820||This course examines how law and policy impact the way we manage the environment, use natural resources, and protect ecological systems.||3 credits||Fall 2019
|The Insect Connection||ENT 202||An introduction to the diversity of insects and the ways in which they interact with humans and impact our world.||3 credits||Fall 2019
|Properties and Processing of Engineering Materials||MATSE 259||Relationship of structure and processing variables to the properties and service behavior of metals, polymers, and ceramics.||3 credits||Fall 2019