Minot State University requires at least 128 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Minot State University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Minot State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Minot State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 46% of students who start college at Minot State University graduate within six years.
Minot State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Minot State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Minot State 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 language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Minot State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Minot State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Minot State University.
Student Designed Majors
Minot State University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Minot State University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Minot State University
Minot State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: 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.
✅ Minot State University does offer 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.
✅ Minot State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Minot State 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.
✅ Minot State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Minot State University.
🟨 Minot State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Gordon B. Olson Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Minot State University, contact the university directly.
Does Minot State University have any ROTC programs?
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.
Minot State University does not have any ROTC programs.
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