School of Visual Arts requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at School of Visual Arts, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. School of Visual Arts accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, School of Visual Arts has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at School of Visual Arts finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
School of Visual Arts offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: School of Visual Arts may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
School of Visual Arts 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 are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for School of Visual Arts.
Reminder: Check with School of Visual Arts directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, School of Visual Arts students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at School of Visual Arts.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at School of Visual Arts
At School of Visual Arts, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
Check with School of Visual Arts directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
❌ School of Visual Arts does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ School of Visual Arts 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.
✅ School of Visual Arts 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.
❌ Students at School of Visual Arts 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 School of Visual Arts does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the School of Visual Arts 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.
School of Visual Arts does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
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.
Does School of Visual Arts have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
School of Visual Arts does not have any ROTC programs.
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