Saginaw Valley State University requires a minimum of 124 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Saginaw Valley State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Saginaw Valley State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 42% of students who start college at Saginaw Valley State University complete all the credits required within six years.
Saginaw Valley State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Saginaw Valley State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Saginaw Valley State 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Saginaw Valley State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Saginaw Valley State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Saginaw Valley State University.
Student Designed Majors
Saginaw Valley State University 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.
Saginaw Valley State University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Saginaw Valley State University
Saginaw Valley State 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: Declaring a double major 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.
✅ Saginaw Valley State 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.
✅ Saginaw Valley State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Saginaw Valley State 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.
✅ Saginaw Valley State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Saginaw Valley State University.
🟨 Saginaw Valley State University 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 Zahnow Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Saginaw Valley State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Saginaw Valley State University 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.
Saginaw Valley State University does not have any ROTC programs.
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