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Tougaloo College Academics

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 does accept 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.

Around 49% of students who started college at Tougaloo College complete all the credits required within six years.

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

Which Courses Are Required at Tougaloo College?

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

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Tougaloo College.

Majors at Tougaloo College

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

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring 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.

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.

Does Tougaloo College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Tougaloo College does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Tougaloo College Offer Online Classes?

Does Tougaloo College Give Credit for AP Classes?

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.

Does Tougaloo College Have An Honors Program?

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

Does Tougaloo College Require Internships?

Tougaloo 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 college. 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

Dual Degree Programs at Tougaloo 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.

Tougaloo College offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Brown University and Georgia Institute of Technology

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Tougaloo College Majors & Subject Areas

Mass Communication/Media Studies
Computer Science
Special Education and Teaching, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Child Development
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
History, General

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