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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16.4 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 6%
10-19 Students: 18%
20-29 Students: 33%
30-39 Students: 14%
40-49 Students: 8%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 12%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
91%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 43%
5 Years: 70%
6 Years: 74%

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 services18%
2.  Communication, journalism, and related programs12%
3.  Social sciences10%
4.  Biological and biomedical sciences8%
5.  Engineering7%
6.  Health professions and related clinical sciences7%
7.  Psychology5%
8.  Education4%
9.  Visual and performing arts3%
10.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences3%

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 Business and Management, General Yes   
Agricultural Communication/Journalism Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science YesYes Yes
Horticultural Science YesYes Yes
Soil Science and Agronomy, General YesYes Yes

Architecture and related services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning YesYes  
Environmental Design/Architecture  Yes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes Yes
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies    Yes

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology  Yes Yes
Entomology Yes  Yes
Environmental Biology Yes   
Environmental Toxicology    Yes
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Genetics, General    Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Molecular Genetics Yes   
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes  
Pharmacology and Toxicology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General YesYes Yes
Plant Genetics    Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes Yes
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Commerce, General  Yes  
Finance, General YesYes Yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General YesYes  
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Yes   
Labor and Industrial Relations  Yes  
Labor Studies    Yes
Logistics and Materials Management YesYes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes  Yes
Merchandising and Buying Operations YesYes  
Operations Management and Supervision  Yes Yes
Organizational Behavior Studies    Yes
Restaurant/Food Services Management  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising YesYes  
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes Yes
Health Communication  Yes  
Journalism YesYes  
Mass Communication/Media Studies    Yes
Public Relations/Image Management  Yes  
Radio and Television YesYes  

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Information Science/Studies Yes   

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes Yes
Agricultural Teacher Education  Yes Yes
Art Teacher Education Yes   
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Education, General YesYes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Hearing Impairments Yes   
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities Yes   
Educational Evaluation and Research    Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education  Yes  
History Teacher Education  Yes  
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education  Yes  
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education    Yes
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician YesYes  

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Mechanics    Yes
Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes Yes
Materials Science YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Child Development YesYes  
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management    Yes
Family and Community Services YesYes  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General    Yes
Family Systems  Yes  
Housing and Human Environments, General    Yes
Human Nutrition  Yes Yes

Major Category/Major

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Yes   
French Language and Literature YesYes Yes
German Language and Literature YesYes  
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist YesYes  
Clinical/Medical Social Work  Yes  
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner  Yes  
Large Animal/Food Animal & Equine Surgery/Medicine (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes Yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Music Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)   Yes 
Pre-Veterinary Studies Yes   
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other    Yes
Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Other (Cert, MS PhD)  Yes Yes
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant Yes   
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor  Yes  

History
History, General Yes  Yes

Legal professions and studies
Pre-Law Studies Yes   

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies & Archaeology Yes   
International/Global Studies Yes   
Neuroscience    Yes
Nutrition Sciences Yes   
Science, Technology and Society Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies Yes   
Forestry, General YesYes Yes
Natural Resource Economics Yes   
Natural Resources Management and Policy  Yes Yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General  Yes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management YesYes Yes

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

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

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

Psychology
Educational Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology  Yes Yes

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

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration YesYes Yes
Forensic Science and Technology  Yes  

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes Yes
Economics, General YesYes Yes
Geography YesYes Yes
International Relations and Affairs Yes   
Political Science and Government, General YesYes Yes
Social Sciences, General Yes   
Sociology YesYes Yes
Urban Studies/Affairs    Yes

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Conducting  Yes Yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fashion/Apparel Design Yes   
Interior Design Yes   
Jazz/Jazz Studies YesYes  
Music Pedagogy YesYes Yes
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes Yes
Music, General Yes   
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  Yes  
Piano and Organ  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.