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Pierce College Puyallup Academics

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

What Classes Are Required at Pierce College Puyallup?

Pierce College Puyallup 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 lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Pierce College Puyallup

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


Pierce College Puyallup does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Pierce College Puyallup Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Pierce College Puyallup 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 Pierce College Puyallup Offer Online Classes?

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

Does Pierce College Puyallup Give AP Credit?

Pierce College Puyallup 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 Pierce College Puyallup Have An Honors Program?

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Does Pierce College Puyallup Require Internships?

Pierce College Puyallup does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


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 college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Pierce College Puyallup does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Pierce College Puyallup

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.

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

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Pierce College Puyallup Majors & Subject Areas

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Computer Graphics
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Elementary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Medical Informatics
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Office Management and Supervision
Project Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Small Business Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Construction Management

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