Missouri Western State University requires at least 120 credit hours to complete 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. Missouri Western State College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Missouri Western State College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 39% of students who start college at Missouri Western State College complete all the credits required within six years.
Missouri Western State College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Missouri Western State College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Missouri Western State 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 language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Missouri Western State College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Missouri Western State College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Missouri Western State College.
Student Designed Majors
Missouri Western State College 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.
Missouri Western State College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Missouri Western State College
Missouri Western State College 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: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Missouri Western State College 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.
✅ Missouri Western State College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Missouri Western State 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.
✅ Missouri Western State 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.
❌ Missouri Western State College studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Missouri Western State University Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Missouri Western State College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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 Missouri Western State College 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.
Missouri Western State 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 Missouri Western State College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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