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Faculty and Class Size

% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students:
10-19 Students:
20-29 Students:
30-39 Students:
40-49 Students:
50-99 Students:
100 or More Students:

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
89%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 48%
5 Years: 66%
6 Years: 69%

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 services19%
2.  Social sciences17%
3.  Education7%
4.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences6%
5.  Visual and performing arts6%
6.  Security and protective services6%
7.  English language and literature/letters5%
8.  Psychology5%
9.  Health professions and related clinical sciences5%
10.  Communication, journalism, and related programs4%

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

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes Yes

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Asian Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies  Yes  
French Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Near and Middle Eastern Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Bioinformatics Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes  
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography  Yes  
Molecular Biophysics    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General YesYes Yes
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Yes   
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Real Estate Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other YesYes Yes

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

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes Yes
Art Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching YesYes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities YesYes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Vision Impairments/ Blindness YesYes  
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation Yes   
Educational Evaluation and Research  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational Statistics and Research Methods  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Yes   
Foreign Language Teacher Education  Yes Yes
Health Teacher Education YesYes  
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes Yes
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes Yes
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education    Yes
Social Science Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering    Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General YesYes  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Yes  Yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature  Yes  
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Yes   
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
German Language and Literature YesYes  
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Latin Language and Literature YesYes  
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes  
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Art Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) YesYes  
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling    Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Music Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor YesYes Yes

History
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology  Yes  
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies YesYes Yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal StudiesYes    

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes Yes

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Mathematics and Computer Science  Yes  
Neuroscience    Yes

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management YesYes  

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

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, Other Yes   
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical  Yes Yes
Physical Sciences, Other    Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes
Physics, Other Yes   

Psychology
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies YesYes Yes

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Cartography  Yes  
Demography and Population Studies  Yes  
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
International Relations and Affairs YesYes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, General YesYes  
Sociology YesYes Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Arts Management  Yes  
Cinematography and Film/Video Production YesYes  
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Graphic Design Yes   
Interior Design YesYes  
Music History, Literature, and Theory Yes   
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes Yes
Music, General YesYes  
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  Yes Yes
Voice and Opera  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.