Pacific University requires a minimum of 124 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Pacific accepts transfer credits. The school accepts and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Pacific does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at Pacific finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Pacific offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Pacific may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Pacific directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Pacific students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Pacific.
Student Designed Majors
Pacific 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.
Double Majoring at Pacific
Pacific 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 grad school.
🟨 Check with Pacific directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
✅ Pacific has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
🟨 Pacific may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.
❌ Pacific does not offer an honors program
❌ Students at Pacific are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Pacific does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The main library on campus is the Tim & Cathy Tran Library.
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.
Pacific offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Case Western Reserve University and Portland State University
Does Pacific 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.
Pacific does not have any ROTC programs.
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