There is no accelarated degree program at Catawba Valley Community College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Catawba Valley Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Catawba Valley Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Catawba Valley Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Catawba Valley Community 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 Valley Community College 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Catawba Valley Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Catawba Valley Community 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 Valley Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Catawba Valley Community 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 Valley Community College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Catawba Valley Community College
Catawba Valley Community 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: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Catawba Valley Community College does offer 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 Valley Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Catawba Valley Community 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 Valley Community College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Catawba Valley Community 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. While Catawba Valley Community College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The main library on campus is the CVCC 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.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Catawba Valley Community College, contact the university directly.
Does Catawba Valley Community 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.
Catawba Valley Community College does not have any ROTC programs.
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