Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.
Syracuse does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Syracuse has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Around 83% of students who started college at Syracuse complete all the credits required within six years.
Syracuse offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Syracuse 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.
When choosing a major, Syracuse students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Syracuse below.
Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Syracuse does not require a senior project for all students.
Syracuse 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.
Syracuse has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Syracuse 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.
Syracuse offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
Syracuse 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 university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Syracuse 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 Syracuse include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus - an Air Force branch unit 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.
Syracuse offers these dual degree programs: - School of Education and the School of Information Studies - All requirements completed at Syracuse University.
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