Additionally, West Valley College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
West Valley College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
West Valley College 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.
When choosing a major, West Valley College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at West Valley College below.
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
West Valley College 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.
West Valley College does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
West Valley College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
West Valley College does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While West Valley College does not require internships for students in any majors, 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 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.
West Valley College 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 West Valley College include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off 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.
For more information on possible dual degree options at West Valley College, contact the university directly.
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