Houston Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Houston Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Houston Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Houston 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.
Houston 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 Houston Community College.
Reminder: Check with Houston Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Houston 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 Houston Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
✅ Houston Community College 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.
✅ Houston Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Houston 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.
✅ Houston Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Houston Community College 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. While Houston Community College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The main library on campus is the Houston Community College Libraries and there are 15 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 Houston 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 Houston 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.
Houston 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 Houston 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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