University of Central Arkansas requires at least 124 credit 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. University of Central Arkansas accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Central Arkansas has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 49% of students who start college at University of Central Arkansas complete all the credits required within six years.
University of Central Arkansas offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Central Arkansas may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Central Arkansas 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 University of Central Arkansas directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Central Arkansas students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Central Arkansas.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Central Arkansas does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at University of Central Arkansas
University of Central Arkansas 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ University of Central Arkansas 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.
✅ University of Central Arkansas has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Central Arkansas 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.
✅ University of Central Arkansas offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of Central Arkansas.
🟨 University of Central Arkansas 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 Torreyson Library and there is one other library 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.
University of Central Arkansas offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Arkansas Tech University
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 University of Central Arkansas 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.
University of Central Arkansas 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 University of Central Arkansas include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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