The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Des Moines Area Community College does not offer classes during the summer.
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Reminder: Des Moines Area 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.
Des Moines Area 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 do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Des Moines Area Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Des Moines Area 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 Des Moines Area Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Des Moines Area 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.
✅ Des Moines Area Community 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.
✅ Des Moines Area Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Des Moines Area 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.
✅ Des Moines Area Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ Des Moines Area Community 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.
The main library on campus is the DMACC District Library and there are 4 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 Des Moines Area Community College, contact the university directly.
Does Des Moines Area Community College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Des Moines Area Community College does not have any ROTC programs.
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