Albany State University requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Albany State University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Albany State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Albany State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 34% of students who start college at Albany State University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Albany State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Albany State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Albany State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Albany State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Albany State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Albany State University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Albany State University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Albany State University
Albany State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Albany State University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Albany State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Albany State University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Albany State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Students at Albany State University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the James Pendergrast Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Albany State University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Albany State University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Albany State University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Albany State University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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