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Athens State University

Athens, AL 2-Year Grad Public
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Athens State University Academics

Athens State University requires a minimum of 124 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

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

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 X

Reminder: Athens 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.

Which Courses Will I Take At Athens State University?

Athens State University 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 Athens State University.

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

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

Majors at Athens State University

When choosing a major, Athens 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 Athens State University.

Student Designed Majors

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

Senior Projects

Athens State University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Athens State University

Athens 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 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 a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Athens State University

Does Athens State University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

❌ Athens State University does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Athens State University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Athens State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Athens State University Give AP Credit?

✅ Athens 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.

Does Athens State University Have An Honors Program?

❌ Athens State University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Athens State University Require Internships?

🟨 Athens State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Athens State University

Athens State University Library

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

Dual Degree Programs at Athens State University

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

Athens State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Athens State University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Athens State University does not have any ROTC programs.

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