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Colleges / University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez

CAAM Academics

University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez requires a minimum of 134 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at CAAM, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

CAAM does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. CAAM does not offer classes during the summer.

Around 47% of students who started college at CAAM complete all the credits required within six years.

CAAM offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at CAAM?

CAAM has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at CAAM

When choosing a major, CAAM students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at CAAM below.

CAAM does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. CAAM does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does CAAM Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

CAAM does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does CAAM Offer Online Classes?

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

Does CAAM Offer Credit for AP Classes?

CAAM 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 CAAM Have An Honors Program?

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

Does CAAM Require Internships?

CAAM 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.


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 college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

CAAM has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force 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 CAAM include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus - an Air Force branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at CAAM

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.

CAAM does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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CAAM Majors & Subject Areas

Agriculture, General
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Mechanization, Other
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Animal Sciences, General
Food Science and Technology, Other
Agronomy and Crop Science
Horticultural Science
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Science
Agricultural Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Agricultural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Engineering/Industrial Management
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Microbiology, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Athletic Training/Trainer
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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