Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Southwest accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Southwest does not offer classes during the summer.
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Reminder: Southwest may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Southwest has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Southwest directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Southwest students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Southwest.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Southwest does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Southwest
Southwest 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: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
❌ Southwest does not offer services for students with disabilities.
✅ Southwest has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Southwest 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.
✅ Southwest offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Southwest does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Southwest Virginia Community College Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Southwest does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Southwest 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.
Southwest does not have any ROTC programs.
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