Wheaton College requires at least 32 courses to graduate with 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 78% of students who started college at Wheaton College finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Wheaton College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Wheaton 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 requirement or a math or science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Wheaton College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Wheaton College below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major .
Wheaton College 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.
Wheaton College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Wheaton 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.
Wheaton College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
Wheaton College requires an internship for all students. Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, network, and explore career paths without committing to one path.
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