Defiance College requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Defiance College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Defiance College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Defiance College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Defiance College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Defiance 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 do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Defiance College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Defiance College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Defiance College.
Student Designed Majors
Defiance College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Defiance College
Defiance 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Defiance College 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.
❌ Defiance College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Defiance 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.
✅ Defiance College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Students at Defiance College 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 Pilgrim Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Defiance College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Defiance College 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.
Defiance College does not have any ROTC programs.
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