Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Merced College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Merced College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Merced College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Merced College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Merced 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 do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Merced College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Merced College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Merced College.
Student Designed Majors
Merced 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.
Merced College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Merced College
Merced 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: Declaring a double major 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.
✅ Merced 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.
✅ Merced College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Merced 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.
✅ Merced College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ Merced 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 Merced 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 Lesher 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.
Merced College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Merced 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.
Merced College does not have any ROTC programs.
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