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Georgetown Academics

Georgetown University requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Georgetowndoes not offer classes during the summer. Around 94% of students who started college at Georgetown finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Georgetown offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Georgetown?

Georgetown 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.

Majors at Georgetown

When choosing a major, Georgetown students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Georgetown 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 an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Georgetown does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Georgetown Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Georgetown 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 Georgetown Offer Online Classes?

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

Does Georgetown Offer AP Credit?

Georgetown 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 Georgetown Have An Honor's Program?

Georgetown offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Georgetown Require Internships?

Georgetown does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Georgetown Majors & Subject Areas

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
American/United States Studies/Civilization
East Asian Studies
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Western European Studies
Italian Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public Relations/Image Management
International and Intercultural Communication
Computer Science
Information Technology Project Management
Education, General
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering/Industrial Management
Comparative Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Portuguese Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Arabic Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
Health Law
International Law and Legal Studies
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
Tax Law/Taxation
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Molecular Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Microbiology and Immunology
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Physiology, General
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Environmental Biology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Physical Sciences
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Museology/Museum Studies
Science, Technology and Society
Computational Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Religion/Religious Studies
Islamic Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Economics, General
Applied Economics
Development Economics and International Development
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
American Government and Politics (United States)
Political Economy
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Medical Scientist
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
International Public Health/International Health
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nurse Anesthetist
Business Administration and Management, General
Project Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Finance, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Information Resources Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Real Estate
History, General
History, Other

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