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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 13%
10-19 Students: 32%
20-29 Students: 28%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 6%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
80%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 51%
5 Years: 67%
6 Years: 70%

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.  Communication, journalism, and related programs15%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services13%
3.  Education11%
4.  Social sciences8%
5.  Health professions and related clinical sciences7%
6.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences7%
7.  Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities6%
8.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies6%
9.  Psychology5%
10.  Visual and performing arts4%

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
Equestrian/Equine StudiesYes    

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African Studies YesYes  
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
European Studies/Civilization Yes   
Latin American Studies YesYes  
Southeast Asian Studies  Yes  
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology Yes  Yes
Microbiology, General Yes  Yes
Wildlife Biology Yes   
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting Yes   
Actuarial Science Yes   
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Information Systems, GeneralYesYes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Broadcast Journalism Yes   
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes Yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Yes   
Health Communication YesYes Yes
Journalism YesYes Yes
Organizational Communication, General YesYes Yes
Photojournalism Yes   
Radio and Television YesYes Yes

Communications technologies/technicians and support services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/TechnicianYes    

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Sciences, General Yes   
Computer Science YesYes  
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications YesYes  
Information Technology Yes   

Education
Art Teacher Education Yes   
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services  Yes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Educational Evaluation and Research  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching  Yes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education    Yes
French Language Teacher Education Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes Yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching  Yes  
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Secondary Education and Teaching Yes   
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes Yes
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes Yes

Engineering technologies/technicians
Industrial Technology/Technician Yes   

Engineering
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering, Other    Yes
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General Yes   
Child Development Yes   
Family Resource Management Studies, General Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes  
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management Yes   
Housing and Human Environments, General 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 Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other Yes   
French Language and Literature YesYes  
German Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes  
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer YesYes  
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes Yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling Yes   
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Environmental Health Yes   
Health Services Administration  Yes  
Health/Health Care Administration/Management YesYes  
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse TrainingYes    
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene Yes   
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes

History
History, General Yes   
History, Other  Yes Yes

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

Mathematics and statistics
Applied Mathematics Yes   
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, OtherYes Yes Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies  Yes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General YesYes  
Kinesiology and Exercise Science YesYes  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies Yes   
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management  Yes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes  
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes Yes
Experimental Psychology  Yes Yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General Yes   

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

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

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

Visual and performing arts
Acting Yes   
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics YesYes  
Cinematography and Film/Video Production YesYes  
Commercial Photography  Yes  
Dance, General Yes   
Directing and Theatrical Production  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Graphic Design Yes   
Music History, Literature, and Theory  Yes  
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Painting YesYes  
Photography YesYes  
Playwriting and Screenwriting YesYes  
Printmaking YesYes  
Sculpture YesYes  
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology  Yes  
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism  Yes  
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management Yes   
Visual and Performing Arts, General    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.