Rhodes College requires at least 128 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Rhodes College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Rhodes College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Rhodes College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 85% of students who start college at Rhodes College complete all the credits required within six years.
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Reminder: Rhodes College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Rhodes College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Rhodes College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Rhodes College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Rhodes College.Rhodes 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. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Rhodes 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: Double majoring 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.
🟨 Check with Rhodes College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
❌ Rhodes College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Rhodes College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Rhodes College, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Rhodes College.
❌ Rhodes 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 Rhodes College 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 Paul Barret, Jr. Library.
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.
Rhodes College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis, Christian Brothers University, University of Memphis and The University of Tennessee
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 Rhodes 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.
Rhodes College has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy 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 Rhodes College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•a Navy 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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