There is no accelarated degree program at Cuesta College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Cuesta College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Cuesta College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Cuesta College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Cuesta 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 Cuesta College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Cuesta College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Cuesta College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Double Majoring at Cuesta College
Cuesta 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 an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Cuesta 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.
✅ Cuesta College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Cuesta 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.
✅ Cuesta College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Cuesta College studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Cuesta 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 Cuesta College Library.
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 Cuesta College, contact the university directly.
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 Cuesta 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.
Cuesta College 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 Cuesta College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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