Tougaloo College requires at least 124 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. Tougaloo College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Tougaloo College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 81% of students who start college at Tougaloo College graduate within six years.
Tougaloo College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Tougaloo College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Tougaloo 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 language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Tougaloo College.
Reminder: Check with Tougaloo College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Tougaloo College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Tougaloo College.
Student Designed Majors
Tougaloo 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 Tougaloo College
Tougaloo 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: Double majoring 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 grad school.
❌ Tougaloo College does not offer services for students with disabilities.
🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at Tougaloo College, contant the school directly.
✅ Tougaloo 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.
✅ Tougaloo 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 Tougaloo College.
🟨 Tougaloo College 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 L. Zenobia Coleman Library.
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.
Tougaloo College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Brown University and Georgia Institute of Technology
What is ROTC?
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.
Does Tougaloo 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.
Tougaloo College has an Army 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 Tougaloo College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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