Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Northwest Arkansas Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Northwest Arkansas Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Northwest Arkansas Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Northwest Arkansas Community College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Northwest Arkansas Community 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 required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Reminder: Check with Northwest Arkansas Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Northwest Arkansas Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Northwest Arkansas Community 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.
Northwest Arkansas Community College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Northwest Arkansas Community College
Northwest Arkansas Community 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 looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Northwest Arkansas Community 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.
✅ Northwest Arkansas Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Northwest Arkansas Community 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.
✅ Northwest Arkansas Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Northwest Arkansas Community College 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 Pauline Whitaker Library and there is one other library on campus.
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 Northwest Arkansas Community College, contact the university directly.
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 Northwest Arkansas Community College 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.
Northwest Arkansas Community College 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 Northwest Arkansas Community College 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
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