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Southern Wesleyan University Academics

Southern Wesleyan University requires a minimum of 120 hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Southern Wesleyan University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Southern Wesleyan University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 39% of students who start college at Southern Wesleyan University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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

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

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

Which Courses Will I Take At Southern Wesleyan University?

Southern Wesleyan University 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 requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Southern Wesleyan University.

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

Reminder: Check with Southern Wesleyan University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Southern Wesleyan University

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

Student Designed Majors

Southern Wesleyan 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.

Senior Projects

Southern Wesleyan University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Southern Wesleyan University

Southern Wesleyan 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 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.


Frequently Asked Questions About Southern Wesleyan University


Does Southern Wesleyan University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Southern Wesleyan University 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 Southern Wesleyan University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Southern Wesleyan University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Southern Wesleyan University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Southern Wesleyan 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.

Does Southern Wesleyan University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Southern Wesleyan University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Southern Wesleyan University Require Internships?

✅ Southern Wesleyan University 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.


Additional Information About Southern Wesleyan University


Southern Wesleyan University Library

The main library on campus is the Rickman Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Southern Wesleyan University

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.

Southern Wesleyan University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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 Southern Wesleyan 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.

Southern Wesleyan University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force 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 Southern Wesleyan University include:

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

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,883

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,516

Out-of-State

$25,516

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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