Sterling College requires at least 124 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Sterling College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Sterling College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 43% of students who start college at Sterling College complete all the credits required within six years.
Sterling College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Sterling College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Sterling College 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 do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Sterling College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Sterling College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Sterling College.
Student Designed Majors
Sterling College 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.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Sterling College
Sterling College 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.
✅ Sterling College 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.
✅ Sterling College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Sterling College 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.
✅ Sterling College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Sterling College.
❌ Sterling 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.
The main library on campus is the Mabee 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. 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.
Sterling College offers these dual degree programs:
•Biology/medical technology with Wichita State University BS to MS Athletic Training
Does Sterling 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.
Sterling College does not have any ROTC programs.
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