College Catalog – Albright College

College Catalog

Areas of Study and Courses

The course unit system is the method for determining progress. Each course is equal to one unit of credit, unless otherwise noted. Each course unit is equivalent to the following credits or semester hours:

  • 000 to 400-level undergraduate courses are equivalent to four credits.
  • 500 to 800-level graduate course are equivalent to three credits
  • 900-level undergraduate Accelerated Degree Program courses are equivalent to three credits.

The fall and spring semesters are 14 weeks in length, with an additional one week final exam period. The Accelerated Degree Program uses a continuous term calendar. The January Interim semester runs for approximately three weeks. Interim course offerings are listed in a separate brochure.

View a Complete List of  Undergraduate Areas of Study

View Areas of School of Professional Studies

The Mission of Albright College

Outcomes of Albright College

History of Albright College

Our Values

The Campus


Equal Opportunity Policy

Policy on the Physically Challenged

Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act

Admission to Albright

Undergraduate Day Division

Enrolling at Albright

Financial Aid



New Student Orientation

Greek Life

International Students Office (ISO)

Student Activities

Student Art, Music, and Publications

Religious Groups / Chaplain’s Office / Multi-Faith Center

Student Government


Leadership Opportunities

Volunteer Center

Residence Hall Living (Housing Eligibility, Lifestyle Options, Assistance and Supervision, Living Expenses)

The Counseling Center

College Regulations (Social Regulations, Sexual Harassment Policy, Alcoholic Beverage Policy, Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Judiciary Process)

Medical Services

Personal Property Insurance

Privacy Act

Degrees and Graduation

General Studies Requirements

Majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Majors leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Combined Majors

Education and Teacher Certification Programs 

Individualized Study

Interdisciplinary Majors

Minors (Special Programs)

Pre-Professional Programs

January Interim

Experiential Learning and Career Development Center (ELCDC): Study Abroad/Off Campus Study, International Study, Domestic Study, Faculty-Led Research and Undergraduate Research

Honors Program

Higher Education Council of Berks County

Summer Program

Albright College School of Professional Studies

Albright Lifelong Learning

Academic Support Programs and Services

Academic Policies and Procedures

Prizes and Awards

For More Information

Independent Study

Albright College reserves the right to amend the administrative policies, academic policies and disciplinary regulations described in this catalog without prior notice. Information about expenses, fees and other charges are for the current academic year. All fees and charges are subject to change.

Albright College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or disability. This policy extends to all educational services and employment programs of the College.

Students with questions or concerns should contact the office of the assistant dean of academic support, disability support services and minority retention at 610-921-7662 or Faculty, administrators, staff and student employees should contact the director of human resources and affirmative action coordinator at 610-921-7629 or