Bethany College requires a minimum of 128 credits to complete 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. Bethany 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, Bethany College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 47% of students who start college at Bethany College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Bethany College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Bethany College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Bethany 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
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Bethany College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Bethany College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bethany College.
Student Designed Majors
Bethany 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.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Bethany College
Bethany 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.
✅ Bethany College 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.
✅ Bethany College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Bethany 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.
❌ Bethany College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Bethany 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.
The main library on campus is the T. W. Phillips Memorial Library and there are no 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.
Bethany College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University and Case Western Reserve University
•Management with Carnegie Mellon University, law with Duquesne University
Does Bethany 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.
Bethany College does not have any ROTC programs.
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