Hamilton College requires at least 32 courses to graduate with 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 91% of students who started college at Hamilton College complete all the credits required within six years. Hamilton College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Hamilton College does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take. Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement or a math or science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Hamilton College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Hamilton College below. Hamilton College does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on. .
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major .
Hamilton 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.
Hamilton College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Hamilton 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.
Hamilton College does not offer an honors program, but does have a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. .
Hamilton College does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
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