Indiana University Bloomington requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 80% of students who started college at IU Bloomington finish the requirements for graduation within six years. IU Bloomington offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
IU Bloomington 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 are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
When choosing a major, IU Bloomington students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at IU Bloomington below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. IU Bloomington does not require a senior project for all students.
IU Bloomington 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.
IU Bloomington has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
IU Bloomington 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.
IU Bloomington offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
IU Bloomington 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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