Wofford College requires a minimum of 120 semester hours 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. Wofford College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Wofford College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 80% of students who start college at Wofford College complete all the credits required within six years.
Wofford College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Wofford College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Wofford College 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 as well as a math and science requirement.
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Wofford College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Wofford College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Wofford College.
Student Designed Majors
Wofford College 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.
Wofford College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Wofford College
Wofford College 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 job searching or applying to grad school.
❌ Wofford College does not offer services for students with disabilities.
❌ Wofford College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Wofford 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.
❌ Wofford College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Wofford 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 Wofford College does not require internships for students of any major, 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 main library on campus is the Sandor Teszler Library.
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.
Wofford College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Clemson University and Columbia University
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 Wofford College 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.
Wofford College 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 Wofford College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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