North Carolina Central University requires a minimum of 124 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. North Carolina Central University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, North Carolina Central University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 51% of students who start college at North Carolina Central University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
North Carolina Central University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: North Carolina Central University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
North Carolina Central 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 are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for North Carolina Central University.
Reminder: Check with North Carolina Central University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, North Carolina Central University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at North Carolina Central University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
North Carolina Central University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at North Carolina Central University
North Carolina Central 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: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ North Carolina Central 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.
✅ North Carolina Central University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ North Carolina Central 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.
✅ North Carolina Central University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ North Carolina Central University 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 Shepherd Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
North Carolina Central University 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 North Carolina Central 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.
North Carolina Central University 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 North Carolina Central University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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