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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 8%
10-19 Students: 20%
20-29 Students: 36%
30-39 Students: 16%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 10%
100 or More Students: 5%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
87%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 34%
5 Years: 58%
6 Years: 64%

Special Study Options

Accelerated program
Cross-registration
Distance Learning
Double major
Dual enrollment
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Honors Program
Independent study
Internships
ROTC
  Army
  Navy
  Air Force
Student-designed major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College



Most Popular Degrees

Major Category

% of Bachelor's Degrees

1.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services25%
2.  Engineering13%
3.  Education10%
4.  Social sciences7%
5.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
6.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences5%
7.  Health professions and related clinical sciences4%
8.  Psychology4%
9.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences4%
10.  English language and literature/letters4%

Required Courses

Arts/Fine Arts
Computer Literacy
English (Including Composition)
Foreign Languages
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Philosophy
Sciences (Biological or Physical)
Social Science

Student Services

Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
for Current Students

College Credit

Dual Credit
Credit for Life Experiences
Advanced Placement

Majors

Major Category/Major

Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
Agricultural Economics YesYes  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Aquaculture YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science YesYes  
Plant Sciences, Other YesYes Yes
Poultry Science Yes   

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) Yes   
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  
Environmental Design/Architecture Yes   
Interior Architecture Yes   
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD)  Yes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes   
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Yes   
Molecular Biology Yes   
Zoology/Animal Biology Yes   

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Managerial Economics YesYes Yes
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Logistics and Materials Management Yes   
Management Information Systems, General  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Journalism Yes   
Public Relations/Image Management Yes   
Radio and Television Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General Yes   

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Yes   
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
Foreign Language Teacher Education Yes   
Health Teacher Education Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes Yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Yes   
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes Yes
Social Science Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, Other YesYes Yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels  Yes Yes
Technical Teacher Education YesYes Yes

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering Yes   
Architectural Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering, Other Yes   
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Materials Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Textile Sciences and Engineering YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

English language and literature/letters
English Language and Literature, General YesYes Yes
Speech and Rhetorical Studies YesYes  
Technical and Business Writing  Yes  

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management YesYes  
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other YesYes Yes

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other Yes   
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Yes   
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)    Yes
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Mathematics and statistics
Applied Mathematics YesYes  
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes
Statistics, General  Yes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Nutrition Sciences YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Forest Sciences and Biology Yes   
Forestry, Other  Yes Yes
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General Yes  Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes Yes
Counseling Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration YesYes Yes
Social Work Yes   

Social sciences
Anthropology Yes   
Criminology Yes   
Economics, General Yes   
Geography Yes   
Political Science and Government, General Yes   
Sociology YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Industrial Design YesYes  
Interior Design Yes   
Music, General Yes   

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2009 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.