Oakwood University requires a minimum of 128 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Oakwood University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Oakwood University does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 46% of students who start college at Oakwood University graduate within six years.
Oakwood University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Oakwood University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Oakwood University 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 Oakwood University.
Reminder: Check with Oakwood University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Oakwood University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Oakwood University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Oakwood University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Oakwood University
Oakwood University 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
❌ Oakwood University does not offer services for students with disabilities.
❌ Oakwood University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Oakwood University 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.
✅ Oakwood University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Oakwood University 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 Oakwood University 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 Eva B. Dykes 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.
Oakwood University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University and The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Does Oakwood University 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.
Oakwood University does not have any ROTC programs.
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