Fontbonne University requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete 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. Fontbonne University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Fontbonne University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 66% of students who start college at Fontbonne University complete all the credits required within six years.
Fontbonne University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Fontbonne University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Fontbonne 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 Fontbonne University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Fontbonne University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Fontbonne University.
Student Designed Majors
Fontbonne University 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.
Fontbonne University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Fontbonne University
Fontbonne 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 a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Fontbonne University 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.
✅ Fontbonne University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Fontbonne 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.
✅ Fontbonne 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 must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Fontbonne University.
🟨 Fontbonne 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 The Jack C. Taylor Library at Fontbonne University 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. 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.
Fontbonne University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
•3-2 dual degree program in social work with Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University
•Occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis
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 Fontbonne 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.
Fontbonne University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force 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 Fontbonne University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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