Cumberland University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Cumberland University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Cumberland University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Cumberland University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Cumberland University 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 required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Cumberland University.
Reminder: Check with Cumberland University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Cumberland University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Cumberland University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Cumberland University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Cumberland University
Cumberland 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Cumberland 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.
❌ Cumberland University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Cumberland 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.
✅ Cumberland 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.
🟨 Cumberland University 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 Doris and Harry Vise 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.
Cumberland University 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 Cumberland 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.
Cumberland 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 Cumberland University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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