Arizona State University at Tempe requires a minimum of 120 credits 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. ASU Tempe accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, ASU Tempe has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 68% of students who start college at ASU Tempe graduate within six years.
ASU Tempe offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: ASU Tempe may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
ASU Tempe 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 ASU Tempe.
Reminder: Check with ASU Tempe directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, ASU Tempe students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at ASU Tempe.
Student Designed Majors
ASU Tempe 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.
ASU Tempe does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at ASU Tempe
ASU Tempe 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ ASU Tempe 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.
✅ ASU Tempe has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ ASU Tempe 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.
✅ ASU Tempe 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. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at ASU Tempe.
🟨 ASU Tempe does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Hayden and there are 7 other libraries on campus.
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.
ASU Tempe offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering
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 ASU Tempe 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.
ASU Tempe has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy 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 ASU Tempe include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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