Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Volunteer State Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Volunteer State Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Volunteer State Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Volunteer State Community College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Volunteer State Community College 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 requirementor a math or science requirement.
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Volunteer State Community College.
Reminder: Check with Volunteer State Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Volunteer State Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Volunteer State Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Volunteer State Community College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Volunteer State Community College
Volunteer State Community College 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
Check with Volunteer State Community College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
✅ Volunteer State Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Volunteer State Community College 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.
✅ Volunteer State Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Students at Volunteer State Community College 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. While Volunteer State Community College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Thigpen Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
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.
Volunteer State Community College 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 Volunteer State Community College have any ROTC programs?
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.
Volunteer State Community College does not have any ROTC programs.
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