Dickinson State University requires at least 120 to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Dickinson State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Dickinson State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 34% of students who start college at Dickinson State University graduate within six years.
Dickinson State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Dickinson 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.
Dickinson 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 required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Dickinson State University.
Reminder: Check with Dickinson State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Dickinson 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 Dickinson State University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Dickinson State University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Dickinson State University
Dickinson 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.
✅ Dickinson 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.
✅ Dickinson State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Dickinson 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.
✅ Dickinson State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Dickinson State University.
❌ Dickinson State University 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.
The main library on campus is the Stoxen Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Dickinson State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Dickinson 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.
Dickinson State University does not have any ROTC programs.
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