Coppin State University requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Coppin State University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Coppin State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 15% of students who start college at Coppin State University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Coppin State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Coppin 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.
Coppin 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Coppin State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Coppin 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 Coppin State University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Coppin State University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Coppin State University
Coppin 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Coppin State University 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.
❌ Coppin State University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Coppin 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.
✅ Coppin State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
❌ Students at Coppin State University 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.
The main library on campus is the Parlett L. Moore 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.
Coppin State University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Maryland College Park
•3-2 dual degree program in social work
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 Coppin State University 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.
Coppin State University has an Army 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 Coppin State University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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