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Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate64%
Acceptance Rate64%

YHC Academics

Young Harris College requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at YHC, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. YHC accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, YHC has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

YHC offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: YHC may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At YHC?

YHC 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

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for YHC.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with YHC directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at YHC

When choosing a major, YHC students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at YHC.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

YHC does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at YHC

YHC 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: Declaring a double major 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 grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Young Harris College

Does YHC Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ YHC does offer 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 YHC Offer Online Classes?

❌ YHC does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does YHC Give AP Credit?

✅ YHC 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 YHC Have An Honors Program?

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

Does YHC Require Internships?

❌ YHC 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.

Additional Information About Young Harris College

Young Harris College Library

The main library on campus is the Duckworth Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at YHC

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

YHC does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does YHC 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.

YHC does not have any ROTC programs.

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