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Central Academics

University of Central Oklahoma requires a minimum of 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.

Central does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Central has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 35% of students who started college at Central finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Central 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 Central?

Central 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 lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Central

When choosing a major, Central students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Central 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 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. Central does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Central Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Central 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 Central Have An Online Program?

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

Does Central Give Credit for AP Classes?

Central 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 Central Have An Honors Program?

Central does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does Central Require Internships?

Central 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.

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.

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.

Central 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 Central include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at Central

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.

Central offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering

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Central Majors & Subject Areas

Communication, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Broadcast Journalism
Photojournalism
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Organizational Communication, General
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
Multicultural Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Learning Sciences
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Health Occupations Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Human Nutrition
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Adult Development and Aging
Family Systems
Child Development
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Legal Studies, General
English Language and Literature, General
Creative Writing
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Rhetoric and Composition
General Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Statistics, Other
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Gerontology
Nutrition Sciences
Computational Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Philosophy
Chemistry, General
Forensic Chemistry
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Corrections
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis
Public Administration
Applied Economics
Geography
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Illustration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Musical Theatre
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Conducting
Keyboard Instruments
Voice and Opera
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Stringed Instruments
Music Technology
Music, Other
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
Music Management
Health and Wellness, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Leadership
Accounting
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Information Resources Management
Business Statistics
Actuarial Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Insurance
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,132

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,030

Out-of-State

$18,917

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