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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 11%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 26%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 8%
50-99 Students: 11%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
93%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 42%
5 Years: 68%
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 services16%
2.  Social sciences15%
3.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences8%
4.  Engineering7%
5.  Health professions and related clinical sciences7%
6.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
8.  Psychology6%
9.  Education5%
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 and Food Products Processing Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes  
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science Yes   
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Food Science YesYes  
Horticultural Science  Yes  
Ornamental Horticulture Yes   
Turf and Turfgrass Management Yes   

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies YesYes  
Women's Studies YesYes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy  Yes  
Animal Genetics Yes   
Biochemistry YesYes  
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biophysics  Yes  
Biostatistics  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology Yes   
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Ecology  Yes  
Entomology YesYes  
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes  
Pharmacology  Yes  
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology YesYes  
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General YesYes  
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Logistics and Materials Management YesYes  
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   
Real Estate Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes  
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other Yes   
Journalism Yes   
Journalism, Other  Yes  

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

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes  
Art Teacher Education YesYes  
Education, General  Yes  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Yes   
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Yes   
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General Yes   
Technical Teacher Education Yes   
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Surveying Technology/Surveying YesYes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes  
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering  Yes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, Other YesYes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Materials Engineering YesYes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  
Nuclear Engineering  Yes  

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General YesYes  
Family Resource Management Studies, General Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General YesYes  
Human Nutrition YesYes  

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature Yes   
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other  Yes  
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature YesYes  
Hebrew Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Korean Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes  
Middle/Near Eastern/Semitic Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other  Yes  
Portuguese Language and Literature Yes   
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other  Yes  
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes  
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other Yes   
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences YesYes  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Yes   
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Yes   
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other YesYes  
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist Yes   
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Occupational Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada]) Yes   
Physical Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Yes   
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes  
History, Other Yes   

Legal professions and studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes  

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

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes  
Statistics, General  Yes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes  
Neuroscience  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management Yes   
Natural Resources Management and Policy Yes   
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other Yes   
Natural Resources/Conservation, General  Yes  
Urban Forestry Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Yes   
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies Yes   
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Islamic Studies Yes   
Jewish/Judaic Studies Yes   
Philosophy Yes   

Physical sciences
Astronomy YesYes  
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General  Yes  
Atomic/Molecular Physics  Yes  
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Physics, General YesYes  

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes  

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

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

Transportation and materials moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General Yes   

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Arts Management  Yes  
Dance, General YesYes  
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Industrial Design YesYes  
Interior Design Yes   
Jazz/Jazz Studies Yes   
Music Performance, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition Yes   
Music, General YesYes  

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.