There is no accelarated degree program at Laredo College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.
The school accepts AP credit. Laredo College does not offer classes during the summer.
Laredo 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 lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
When choosing a major, Laredo College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Laredo College below.
Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Laredo College offers 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.
Laredo College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Laredo 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.
Laredo College 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.
Laredo College does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Laredo College does not require internships for students in any majors, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
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.
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.
Laredo College does not have any ROTC programs.
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 Laredo College, contact the university directly.
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