There is no accelarated degree program at NCTC, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. NCTC accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, NCTC has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NCTC offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: NCTC may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
NCTC 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 NCTC.
Reminder: Check with NCTC directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, NCTC students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at NCTC.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
✅ NCTC 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.
✅ NCTC has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ NCTC 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.
❌ NCTC does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ NCTC studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While NCTC 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 North Central Texas College 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.
For more information on possible dual degree options at NCTC, 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 NCTC 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.
NCTC 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 NCTC include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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