The University of Montana Western requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Montana Western, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Montana Western accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Montana Western has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 39% of students who start college at Montana Western complete all the credits required within six years.
Montana Western offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Montana Western may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Montana Western 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 Montana Western directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Montana Western students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Montana Western.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Montana Western does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Montana Western
Montana Western 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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Montana Western 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.
✅ Montana Western has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Montana Western 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.
✅ Montana Western offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Montana Western 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 Lucy Carson Memorial 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.
Montana Western does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Montana Western 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.
Montana Western does not have any ROTC programs.
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