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Meredith Academics

Meredith College requires at least 124 semester hours to graduate with 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.

Meredith does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Meredith has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 66% of students who started college at Meredith finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Meredith offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Meredith?

Meredith 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 are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Meredith

When choosing a major, Meredith students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Meredith below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Meredith does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Meredith Offer Learning Disability Services?

Meredith 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.

Does Meredith Have An Online Program?

Meredith does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Meredith Offer AP Credit?

Meredith 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 Meredith Have An Honors Program?

Meredith offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Meredith Require Internships?

Meredith 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.

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.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Meredith has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force 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 Meredith include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Meredith

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.

Meredith offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with North Carolina State University

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Meredith Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Computer Science
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Elementary Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Spanish Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Human Nutrition
Child Development
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Criminology
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
American Government and Politics (United States)
Sociology
Dance, General
Fashion/Apparel Design
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Musical Theatre
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Public Health, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,810

Campus Setting

Urban

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$37,176

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$37,176

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