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Eastern Academics

Eastern Connecticut State University requires at least 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Around 56% of students who started college at Eastern complete all the credits required within six years. Eastern offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Eastern?

Eastern 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 requirement , but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Eastern

When choosing a major, Eastern students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Eastern below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring 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. Eastern does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Eastern Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Eastern offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability 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.

Does Eastern Have An Online Program?

Eastern has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Eastern Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Eastern 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.

Does Eastern Have An Honor's Program?

Eastern offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does Eastern Require Internships?

Eastern does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Eastern Majors & Subject Areas

Women's Studies
Communication, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Philosophy
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Psychology, General
Social Work
Criminology
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Accounting
Finance, General
Organizational Behavior Studies
Labor Studies
History, General
History, Other

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,644

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

64%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,678

Out-of-State

$11,932

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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