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Northwest College Academics

Northwest College requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at Northwest College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

Northwest College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Northwest College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Northwest College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at Northwest College?

Northwest College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Northwest College

When choosing a major, Northwest College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Northwest College below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Does Northwest College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Northwest College 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.

Does Northwest College Offer Online Classes?

Northwest College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Northwest College Give AP Credit?

Northwest 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.

Does Northwest College Have An Honors Program?

Northwest College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does Northwest College Require Internships?

Northwest College does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Northwest College does not require internships for students in any majors, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.


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.

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.

Northwest College does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Northwest College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Northwest College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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Northwest College Majors & Subject Areas

Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Crop Production
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Animal Sciences, General
Range Science and Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Broadcast Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Engineering, General
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Spanish Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Social Sciences, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Welding Technology/Welder
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Commercial and Advertising Art
Commercial Photography
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Music Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Athletic Training/Trainer
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
History, General

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