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Defiance College Academics

Defiance College requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with 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. Additionally, Defiance College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

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.

What Classes Are Required At Defiance College?

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, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Defiance College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Defiance College

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.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. 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: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Defiance College

Does Defiance College Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Defiance College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Defiance College Have An Online Program?

❌ Defiance College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Defiance College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Defiance College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Defiance College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Defiance College true for highly-qualified applicants, but false.

Does Defiance College Require Internships?

🟨 Defiance 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.

Additional Information About Defiance College

Defiance College Library

The main library on campus is the Pilgrim Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Defiance College

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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