Nicholls State University requires at least 120 semester 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. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Nicholls State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Nicholls State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Nicholls 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.
Nicholls State University 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 required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Nicholls State University.
Reminder: Check with Nicholls State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Nicholls 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 Nicholls State University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Nicholls State University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Nicholls State University
Nicholls 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 require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Nicholls State University 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.
✅ Nicholls State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Nicholls 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.
✅ Nicholls State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Nicholls 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 Allen J. Ellender Memorial Library and there are 3 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Nicholls State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Nicholls State University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Nicholls State University does not have any ROTC programs.
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