University of Wisconsin-Stout requires at least 124 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. UW Stout accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, UW Stout does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 60% of students who start college at UW Stout complete all the credits required within six years.
UW Stout offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UW Stout may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UW Stout 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 language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with UW Stout directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UW Stout students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UW Stout.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
UW Stout does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at UW Stout
UW Stout offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major 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 grad school.
✅ UW Stout 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.
✅ UW Stout has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
❌ UW Stout does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
✅ UW Stout offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Students at UW Stout are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Library Learning Center.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
UW Stout does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is 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.
Does UW Stout have any ROTC programs?
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.
UW Stout 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 Stout include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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