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Thiel College Academics

Thiel College requires a minimum of 124 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at Thiel College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

Thiel College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Thiel College does not offer classes during the summer.

Around 41% of students who started college at Thiel College complete all the credits required within six years.

Thiel College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Thiel College?

Thiel College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Thiel College

When choosing a major, Thiel College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Thiel College below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Thiel College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Thiel College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Thiel 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.

Does Thiel College Offer Online Classes?

Thiel College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Thiel College Give Credit for AP Classes?

Thiel 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.

Does Thiel College Have An Honors Program?

Thiel College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Thiel College Require Internships?

Thiel 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 university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Thiel College does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Thiel College

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.

Thiel College offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Case Western Reserve University and University of Pittsburgh - 3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University - Physician assistant with Chatham University

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Thiel College Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Science
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Conservation Biology
Mathematics, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Political Science and Government, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Business/Corporate Communications
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Actuarial Science
History, General

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