There is no accelarated degree program at Hillsborough Community College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Hillsborough Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Hillsborough Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Hillsborough Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Hillsborough 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.
Hillsborough 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 are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Hillsborough Community College.
Reminder: Check with Hillsborough Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Hillsborough Community College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Hillsborough Community College
Hillsborough Community College does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.
✅ Hillsborough 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.
✅ Hillsborough Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Hillsborough 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.
✅ Hillsborough Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Students at Hillsborough Community College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Hillsborough Community College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Dale Mabry 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 Hillsborough Community College, contact the university directly.
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 Hillsborough Community 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.
Hillsborough Community College 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 Hillsborough Community College 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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