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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

UW La Crosse Academics

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at UW La Crosse, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

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

Around 71% of students who started college at UW La Crosse complete all the credits required within six years.

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

What Classes Are Required at UW La Crosse?

UW La Crosse 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 do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at UW La Crosse

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

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. UW La Crosse does not require a senior project for all students.

Does UW La Crosse Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UW La Crosse 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 UW La Crosse Offer Online Classes?

UW La Crosse has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UW La Crosse Give AP Credit?

UW La Crosse 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 UW La Crosse Have An Honors Program?

UW La Crosse does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does UW La Crosse Require Internships?

UW La Crosse 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 school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UW La Crosse 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 UW La Crosse include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at UW La Crosse

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.

UW La Crosse offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; University of Wisconsin-Platteville; University of Minnesota-Duluth; Winona State University - Physical therapy and physics; physical therapy and biology

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UW La Crosse Majors & Subject Areas

Women's Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Special Education and Teaching, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Health Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Computer Software Engineering
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Microbiology, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Computational Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Philosophy
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Public Administration
Archeology
Economics, General
Geography
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Health and Wellness, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Physician Assistant
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,457

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

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$9,109

Out-of-State

$17,928

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