Valencia College requires a minimum of 128 credits 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. Valencia College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Valencia College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Valencia College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Valencia College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Valencia 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
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Valencia College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Valencia College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Valencia College.
Student Designed Majors
Valencia 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.
Valencia College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Valencia College
Valencia 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: Declaring a double major may require more work 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.
✅ Valencia College 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.
✅ Valencia College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Valencia College 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.
✅ Valencia College 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. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Valencia College.
❌ Valencia 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 Valencia 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 Library and there are 4 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Valencia College 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 Valencia College 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.
Valencia College 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 Valencia College 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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