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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 15.1 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 10%
10-19 Students: 33%
20-29 Students: 26%
30-39 Students: 13%
40-49 Students: 7%
50-99 Students: 7%
100 or More Students: 3%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
86%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 51%
5 Years: 71%
6 Years: 73%

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.  Health professions and related clinical sciences10%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs10%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences9%
5.  Social sciences7%
6.  Education6%
7.  Psychology5%
8.  Visual and performing arts5%
9.  Philosophy and religious studies3%
10.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences2%

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Slavic Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Bioinformatics Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biomedical Sciences, General  Yes Yes
Exercise Physiology Yes   

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other Yes   
Business/Commerce, General Yes   
Business/Managerial Economics YesYes  
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Fashion Merchandising Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Financial Planning and Services Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Yes   
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce  Yes  
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   
Real Estate Yes   
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Yes   
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other Yes   
Taxation  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes  
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Yes   
Journalism YesYes  
Radio and Television Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes  

Education
Art Teacher Education Yes   
Biology Teacher Education Yes   
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
Health Occupations Teacher Education Yes   
Health Teacher Education  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes   
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Yes   
Social Studies Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General Yes   
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other Yes   

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering  Yes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering, General Yes   
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  

English language and literature/letters
English Composition Yes   
English Language and Literature, General YesYes Yes

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General Yes   
Human Nutrition Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages, Lit & Linguistics Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics Yes   
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Communication Disorders, General YesYes  
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Yes   
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Physician Assistant    Yes
Pre-Dentistry Studies Yes   
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   

History
History, General YesYes  

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies Yes   

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Museology/Museum Studies YesYes  
Neuroscience YesYes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science YesYes  
Environmental Studies YesYes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General Yes  Yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes Yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other    Yes
Religion/Religious Studies YesYes Yes

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

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes Yes
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Security and protective services
Forensic Science and Technology Yes   

Social sciences
Anthropology Yes   
Archeology Yes   
International Economics  Yes  
International Relations and Affairs YesYes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes  
Sociology YesYes Yes

Theology and religious vocations
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)   Yes 
Religious/Sacred Music YesYes  
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other  Yes Yes

Transportation and materials moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Yes   

Visual and performing arts
Acting YesYes  
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Conducting  Yes  
Directing and Theatrical Production  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fashion/Apparel Design Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Interior Design Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory  Yes  
Music Pedagogy Yes   
Music Performance, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Piano and Organ  Yes  
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 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.