Mission. Susquehanna University educates undergraduate students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world.
Accreditation. Susquehanna University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The Sigmund Weis School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a specialized accrediting organization recognized by the CHEA. Programs for the preparation of elementary and secondary education teachers at the bachelor's level are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society.
In addition, graduates in accounting are eligible to sit for the New York State licensure examination in Certified Public Accounting.
Susquehanna is also a member of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, Council of Independent Colleges, Annapolis Group, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and Lutheran Educational Conference of North America.
Nondiscrimination Statement. In administering its affairs, the university shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Compliance inquiries may be directed to Lisa M. Scott, vice president for student engagement and success, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1164, 570-372-4415; Jennifer Bucher, director of human resources, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1164, 570-372-4157; or the director of the Department of Education, Washington, D.C.
Catalog Information. This catalog is not to be considered an offer to enter into a contract or a contractual agreement between the university and the student or between the professor and the student. While frequent changes are not probable, the administration reserves the right to make any changes it deems necessary and acknowledges that under certain circumstances special activities of the university or part of the university community might impinge upon the normal academic schedule. All students are responsible for adherence to the university's rules, regulations and procedures, whether published in this catalog, the Student Handbook or other official media.
Key to Abbreviations
CC = Central Curriculum
GPA = grade point average
S = Satisfactory
SH = semester hours
U = Unsatisfactory