Catawba College requires a minimum of 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Catawba College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Catawba College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Catawba College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 58% of students who start college at Catawba College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Catawba College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Catawba College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Catawba 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 Catawba College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Catawba College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Catawba College.
Student Designed Majors
Catawba 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.
Catawba College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Catawba College
Catawba 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Catawba 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.
✅ Catawba College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Catawba 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.
✅ Catawba College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Catawba College.
🟨 Catawba College 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 Corriher-Linn-Black Memorial Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Catawba College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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 Catawba College 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.
Catawba 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 Catawba College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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