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Villanova Academics

Villanova University requires at least 122 credit hours to complete 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 92% of students who started college at Villanova finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Villanova offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at Villanova?

Villanova 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 Villanova

When choosing a major, Villanova students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Villanova 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 looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

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

Does Villanova Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Villanova 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 Villanova Have An Online Program?

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

Does Villanova Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Villanova 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 Villanova Have An Honor's Program?

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

Does Villanova Require Internships?

Villanova 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.

Villanova Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Latin American Studies
Women's Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Organizational Communication, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Communications Technology/Technician
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Engineering, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Water Resources Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Biochemical Engineering
Engineering, Other
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Tax Law/Taxation
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
International/Global Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Islamic Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Human Services, General
Public Administration
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
American Government and Politics (United States)
Political Science and Government, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Administration
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Business Administration and Management, General
Organizational Leadership
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Human Resources Development
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Real Estate
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
History, General

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