There is no accelarated degree program at Dakota County Technical College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.
Dakota County Technical College does accept transfer credits. Additionally, Dakota County Technical College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Dakota County Technical College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Dakota County Technical College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students do not need to fulfull a language requirementor a math or science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Dakota County Technical College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Dakota County Technical College below.
Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Dakota County Technical College does not require a senior project for all students.
Dakota County Technical 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.
Dakota County Technical College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Dakota County Technical College does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
Dakota County Technical College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..
Dakota County Technical College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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.
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.
Dakota County Technical College does not have any ROTC programs.
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.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Dakota County Technical College, contact the university directly.
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