Sweet Briar College requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.
Sweet Briar College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Sweet Briar College does not offer classes during the summer.
Around 32% of students who started college at Sweet Briar College complete all the credits required within six years.
Sweet Briar College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Sweet Briar 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 lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Sweet Briar College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Sweet Briar College below.
Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Sweet Briar 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.
Sweet Briar College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Sweet Briar 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.
Sweet Briar College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
Sweet Briar College 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.
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.
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.
Sweet Briar College does not have any ROTC programs.
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.
Sweet Briar College offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Virginia, Columbia University and Washington University in St. Louis
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