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Sandhills Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at Sandhills, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

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

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

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at Sandhills?

Sandhills 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 requirementor a math or science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Sandhills

When choosing a major, Sandhills students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Sandhills 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 a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Sandhills does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Sandhills Offer Learning Disability Services?

Sandhills 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 Sandhills Have An Online Program?

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

Does Sandhills Give AP Credit?

Sandhills 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 Sandhills Have An Honors Program?

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

Does Sandhills Require Internships?

Sandhills 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 school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Sandhills does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Sandhills

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.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Sandhills, contact the university directly.

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Sandhills Majors & Subject Areas

Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Information Technology
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Game and Interactive Media Design
Medical Office Management/Administration
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Pre-Nursing Studies
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Business Administration and Management, General
Office Management and Supervision
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Resort Management
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management

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