There is no accelarated degree program at Piedmont Virginia Community College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Piedmont Virginia Community College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Piedmont Virginia Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Piedmont Virginia Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Piedmont Virginia 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.
Piedmont Virginia 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 do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Piedmont Virginia Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Piedmont Virginia 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 Piedmont Virginia Community College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Piedmont Virginia Community College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Piedmont Virginia 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.
✅ Piedmont Virginia Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Piedmont Virginia 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.
✅ Piedmont Virginia Community College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Piedmont Virginia 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 Piedmont Virginia Community 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 Jessup 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.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Piedmont Virginia 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 Piedmont Virginia Community 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.
Piedmont Virginia 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 Piedmont Virginia 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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