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Jackson State Community College Academics

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Jackson State Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Jackson State Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Jackson State Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No No Current Info
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Jackson State 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.

What Classes Are Required At Jackson State Community College?

Jackson State Community College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Jackson State Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Jackson State Community College

When choosing a major, Jackson State 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 Jackson State Community College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Double Majoring at Jackson State Community College

At Jackson State Community College, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.


Frequently Asked Questions About Jackson State Community College


Does Jackson State Community College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Check with Jackson State Community College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Jackson State Community College Have An Online Program?

✅ Jackson State Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Jackson State Community College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Jackson State 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.

Does Jackson State Community College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Jackson State Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Jackson State Community College Require Internships?

✅ Jackson State Community College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Jackson State Community College


Jackson State Community College Library

The main library on campus is the Jackson State Community College Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Jackson State Community College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Jackson State Community College, contact the university directly.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Jackson State 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.

Jackson State Community College has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Jackson State Community College include:

  • an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,926

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,423

Out-of-State

$13,189

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 23
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