The University of Alabama requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of Alabama accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Alabama has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 72% of students who start college at University of Alabama finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
University of Alabama offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Alabama may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Alabama 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 University of Alabama directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Alabama students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Alabama.
Student Designed Majors
University of Alabama 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.
University of Alabama does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at University of Alabama
University of Alabama 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 job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ University of Alabama 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.
✅ University of Alabama has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Alabama 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.
✅ University of Alabama offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
🟨 University of Alabama 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 Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library and there are 8 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Alabama 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 University of Alabama 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.
University of Alabama 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 University of Alabama include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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