Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. South Texas College accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, South Texas College does not offer classes during the summer.
South Texas College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: South Texas College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
South Texas College does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with South Texas College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, South Texas College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at South Texas College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
✅ South Texas 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.
🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at South Texas College, contant the school directly.
❌ South Texas College does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
❌ South Texas College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at South Texas College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While South Texas 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 Learning Resources Center 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 South Texas 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 South Texas College 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.
South Texas College 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 South Texas College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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