Palomar College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Palomar College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Palomar College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Palomar College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Palomar 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Palomar College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Palomar College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Palomar College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Palomar College does not require a senior project for all students.
✅ Palomar 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.
✅ Palomar College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Palomar 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.
❌ Palomar College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
🟨 Palomar College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Palomar 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.
Palomar College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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 Palomar College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Palomar College has 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 Palomar College include:
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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