Brigham Young University requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Brigham Young University accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Brigham Young University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 54% of students who start college at Brigham Young University complete all the credits required within six years.
Brigham Young University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Brigham Young University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Brigham Young University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Brigham Young University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Brigham Young University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Double Majoring at Brigham Young University
Brigham Young 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: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
🟨 Check with Brigham Young University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
✅ Brigham Young University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
🟨 Brigham Young University may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.
✅ Brigham Young University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ Brigham Young University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Brigham Young University does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Harold B. Lee Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Brigham Young University, contact the university directly.
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 Brigham Young 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.
Brigham Young University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force 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 Brigham Young University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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