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Mary Washington Academics

University of Mary Washington requires at least 122 semester 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. Around 65% of students who started college at Mary Washington complete all the credits required within six years. Mary Washington offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Mary Washington?

Mary Washington has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Mary Washington

When choosing a major, Mary Washington students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Mary Washington 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 grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Mary Washington does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Mary Washington Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Mary Washington 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 Mary Washington Offer Online Classes?

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

Does Mary Washington Offer AP Credit?

Mary Washington 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 Mary Washington Have An Honor's Program?

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

Does Mary Washington Require Internships?

Mary Washington does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Mary Washington Majors & Subject Areas

American/United States Studies/Civilization
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Physical Sciences, Other
Psychology, General
Economics, General
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography, Other
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Music, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General
History, General

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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