Howard University requires at least 120 credit hours to complete 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 64% of students who started college at Howard University graduate within six years. Howard University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Howard University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Howard University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Howard University below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work 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. Howard University does not require all students to complete a senior project.
Howard University 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.
Howard University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Howard University 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.
Howard University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
Howard University 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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