Beacon College requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Beacon College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Beacon College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Beacon College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 60% of students who start college at Beacon College complete all the credits required within six years.
Beacon College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Beacon College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Beacon College 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 required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Beacon College.
Reminder: Check with Beacon College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Beacon College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Beacon College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Beacon College
Beacon College 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: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Beacon College offers 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.
❌ Beacon College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Beacon College 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.
❌ Beacon College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
✅ Beacon College requires an internship for all students.
Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, network, and explore career paths without committing to one path. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Beacon College 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.
Beacon College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Beacon College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Beacon College does not have any ROTC programs.
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