Union College requires at least 36 courses 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. Union College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Union College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 84% of students who start college at Union College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Union College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Union College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Union 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 language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Union College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Union College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Union College.
Student Designed Majors
Union 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.
Union College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Union College
Union 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: 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.
❌ Union College does not offer services for students with disabilities.
❌ Union College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Union 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.
✅ Union 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 Union College.
❌ Union College does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Union College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The main library on campus is the Schaffer Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Union College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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 Union College have any ROTC programs?
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.
Union College has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy 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 Union College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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