Western Michigan University requires at least 122 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Western Michigan University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Western Michigan University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 55% of students who start college at Western Michigan University complete all the credits required within six years.
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Reminder: Western Michigan University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Western Michigan University 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, but there is a math and science requirement.
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Western Michigan University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Western Michigan University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Western Michigan University.Western Michigan University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Western Michigan University false.Western Michigan University 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: Double majoring may require more work 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.
🟨 Check with Western Michigan University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
✅ Western Michigan University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Western Michigan University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Western Michigan University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Western Michigan University.
🟨 Western Michigan University 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.
The main library on campus is the Waldo Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Western Michigan University 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 Western Michigan University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Western Michigan University 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 Western Michigan University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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