Benedict College requires a minimum of 125 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Benedict College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Benedict College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Benedict College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Benedict College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Reminder: Check with Benedict College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Benedict College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Benedict College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
❌ Benedict College does not offer services for students with disabilities.
🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at Benedict College, contant the school directly.
✅ Benedict 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.
✅ Benedict College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Students at Benedict College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Benedict 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 Benjamin Payton Learning Resource Center.
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.
Benedict College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology, Southern College of Technology, Clemson University, South Carolina State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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 Benedict College 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.
Benedict College 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 Benedict College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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