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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 6%
10-19 Students: 28%
20-29 Students: 34%
30-39 Students: 21%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 5%
100 or More Students: 1%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
78%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 37%
5 Years: 50%
6 Years: 61%

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 services26%
2.  Communication, journalism, and related programs11%
3.  Security and protective services8%
4.  Psychology7%
5.  Health professions and related clinical sciences7%
6.  Legal professions and studies6%
7.  Education6%
8.  Social sciences5%
9.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
10.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies4%

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
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Chinese Studies  Yes  
East Asian Studies  Yes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Toxicology YesYes  

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

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising Yes   
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric Yes   
Journalism Yes   
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other Yes   

Communications technologies/technicians and support services
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant Yes   

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

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching  Yes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms  Yes  
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes  
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes  
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Social Studies Teacher Education YesYes  
Spanish Language Teacher Education YesYes  
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes  
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Telecommunications Technology/Technician Yes   

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
French Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Yes   
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant Yes   
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Physician Assistant Yes   

History
History, General YesYes  

Legal professions and studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Legal Studies, GeneralYesYes   

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal StudiesYesYesYes  

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Personal and culinary services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Physical Sciences Yes   
Physics, General Yes   

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes  
Experimental Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General Yes   
School Psychology  Yes  

Public administration and social service professions
Human Services, General Yes   

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement AdministrationYesYesYes  

Social sciences
Anthropology Yes   
Criminology  Yes  
Economics, General Yes   
Political Science and Government, General YesYes  
Social Sciences, General Yes   
Sociology YesYes  

Theology and religious vocations
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)  Yes  
Theology/Theological Studies YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Yes   
Graphic Design Yes   
Illustration Yes   
Photography 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.