There is no accelarated degree program at Highland Community College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Highland Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Highland Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Highland Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Highland Community College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Highland Community 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 are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Highland Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Highland Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Highland Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Highland Community College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Double Majoring at Highland Community College
At Highland Community College, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
✅ Highland Community 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.
✅ Highland Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Highland Community 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.
✅ Highland Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Highland Community 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 Clarence Mitchell 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.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Highland Community College, contact the university directly.
Does Highland Community College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Highland Community College does not have any ROTC programs.
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