Ferrum College requires at least 121 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Ferrum Collegedoes not offer classes during the summer. Around 29% of students who started college at Ferrum College finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Ferrum College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Ferrum College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Ferrum College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Ferrum 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 a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Ferrum College does not require a senior project for all students.
Ferrum College 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.
Ferrum College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Ferrum 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.
Ferrum College 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.
Ferrum College requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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