Franklin College requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Franklin College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Franklin College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Franklin College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 61% of students who start college at Franklin College graduate within six years.
Franklin College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Franklin College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Franklin College 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Franklin College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Franklin College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Franklin College.
Student Designed Majors
Franklin 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.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Franklin College
Franklin 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: 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 a graduate program.
✅ Franklin 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.
❌ Franklin College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Franklin 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.
❌ Franklin College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
🟨 Franklin College 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 Hamilton 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. 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.
Franklin College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•Athletic training with Franklin College, public health with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
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 Franklin 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.
Franklin 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 Franklin College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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