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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO 4-Year Public

UCCS Academics

University of Colorado Colorado Springs requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Around 45% of students who started college at UCCS finish the requirements for graduation within six years. UCCS offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at UCCS?

UCCS has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement , but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at UCCS

When choosing a major, UCCS students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UCCS below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. .

Does UCCS Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UCCS offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability 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 UCCS Have An Online Program?

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

Does UCCS Offer Credit for AP Classes?

UCCS 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 UCCS Have An Honor's Program?

UCCS offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does UCCS Require Internships?

UCCS requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

UCCS Majors & Subject Areas

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Communication, General
Computer Science
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Evaluation and Research
Special Education and Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Spanish Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Exercise Physiology
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Natural Sciences
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Securities Services Administration/Management
Homeland Security
Public Administration
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
Economics, General
Geography, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, Other
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Public Health, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Business Administration and Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Research and Development Management
Project Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
History, General

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