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South Texas College Academics

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. South Texas College accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, South Texas College does not offer classes during the summer.

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

Academic Options Yes No No Current Info
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: South Texas College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At South Texas College?

South Texas College does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirementor a math or science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math No
Science No
Computer No

Reminder: Check with South Texas College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at South Texas College

When choosing a major, South Texas College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at South Texas College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.


Frequently Asked Questions About South Texas College


Does South Texas College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Check with South Texas College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does South Texas College Have An Online Program?

For more information on any possible distant learning options available at South Texas College, contant the school directly.

Does South Texas College Give Credit for AP Classes?

❌ South Texas College does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.

Does South Texas College Have An Honors Program?

❌ South Texas College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does South Texas College Require Internships?

❌ South Texas College studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While South Texas College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.


Additional Information About South Texas College


South Texas College Library

The main library on campus is the Learning Resources Center and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at South Texas College

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 South Texas College, contact the university directly.

ROTC

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 South Texas College have any ROTC programs?

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.

South Texas College has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at South Texas College include:

  • an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

19,827

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,306

Out-of-State

$7,600

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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