There is no accelarated degree program at West Shore Community College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, West Shore Community College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
West Shore Community College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: West Shore Community College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
West Shore Community College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with West Shore Community College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, West Shore Community College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at West Shore Community College.
Student Designed Majors
West Shore Community 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.
West Shore Community College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at West Shore Community College
West Shore Community College does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.
Check with West Shore Community College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.
✅ West Shore Community College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ West Shore Community 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.
❌ West Shore Community College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at West Shore Community 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 West Shore Community 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 West Shore Library and there are 1 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
For more information on possible dual degree options at West Shore Community 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 West Shore Community College 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.
West Shore Community College does not have any ROTC programs.
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