Southern University at New Orleans requires at least 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Southern University at New Orleans accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Southern University at New Orleans has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 5% of students who start college at Southern University at New Orleans finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
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Reminder: Southern University at New Orleans may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Southern University at New Orleans 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
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Southern University at New Orleans.
Reminder: Check with Southern University at New Orleans directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Southern University at New Orleans students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Southern University at New Orleans.
Student Designed Majors
Southern University at New Orleans 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.
Double Majoring at Southern University at New Orleans
Southern University at New Orleans 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 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.
✅ Southern University at New Orleans offers 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.
✅ Southern University at New Orleans has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
🟨 Southern University at New Orleans may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.
🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Southern University at New Orleans, check with the school directly.
❌ Students at Southern University at New Orleans 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 Southern University at New Orleans 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 Leonard Washington Library.
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 Southern University at New Orleans, 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 Southern University at New Orleans 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.
Southern University at New Orleans 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 Southern University at New Orleans 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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