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Whatcom Community College Academics

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

Whatcom Community College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Whatcom Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Whatcom Community College 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 Whatcom Community College?

Whatcom Community 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.

Majors at Whatcom Community College

When choosing a major, Whatcom Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Whatcom Community College below.

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If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Whatcom Community College does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Whatcom Community College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Whatcom Community 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.

Does Whatcom Community College Have An Online Program?

Whatcom Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Whatcom Community College Give AP Credit?

Whatcom 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.

Does Whatcom Community College Have An Honors Program?

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

Does Whatcom Community College Require Internships?

Whatcom Community College 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.

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.

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.

Whatcom Community College does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Whatcom Community College

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 Whatcom Community College, contact the university directly.

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Whatcom Community College Majors & Subject Areas

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Support Specialist
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Physical Sciences
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Forensic Science and Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Office Management and Supervision
Retail Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,233

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,650

Out-of-State

$10,095

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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