Galveston College requires at least 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Galveston College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Galveston College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Galveston College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Galveston College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Galveston College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Galveston 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 Galveston College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Galveston College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Galveston College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Double Majoring at Galveston College
At Galveston College, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
✅ Galveston 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.
✅ Galveston College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Galveston 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.
✅ Galveston College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Galveston College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Galveston College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Galveston 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.
Galveston College does not have any ROTC programs.
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