Salem College requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Additionally, Salem College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer. Around 66% of students who started college at Salem College complete all the credits required within six years. Salem College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Salem College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Salem College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Salem College below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Salem College does not require all students to complete a senior project.
Salem College does not offer services for students with disabilities.
Salem College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Salem 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.
Salem College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
Salem College requires an internship for all students. Internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
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