Winston-Salem State University requires a minimum of 120 semester 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. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Winston Salem State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Winston Salem State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Winston Salem State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Winston Salem State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Winston Salem State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Winston Salem State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Winston Salem State University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Winston Salem State University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Winston Salem State University
Winston Salem State 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Winston Salem State University 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.
✅ Winston Salem State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Winston Salem State University 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.
✅ Winston Salem State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
❌ Winston Salem State University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the O'Kelly Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Winston Salem State University, contact the university directly.
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 Winston Salem State University 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.
Winston Salem State University 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 Winston Salem State University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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