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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16.9 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 6%
10-19 Students: 30%
20-29 Students: 30%
30-39 Students: 17%
40-49 Students: 9%
50-99 Students: 4%
100 or More Students: 3%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
87%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 37%
5 Years: 60%
6 Years: 64%

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 services22%
2.  Visual and performing arts11%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs11%
4.  Education10%
5.  Psychology6%
6.  Social sciences6%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
8.  Health professions and related clinical sciences5%
9.  Security and protective services4%
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

Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, GeneralYes    
Horticultural Science Yes   

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

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies YesYes Yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy    Yes
Biochemistry Yes  Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biophysics Yes   
Epidemiology  Yes  
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology    Yes
Molecular Biology    Yes
Pharmacology    Yes
Physiology, General  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Finance, General YesYes  
Hospitality Administration/Management, General YesYes  
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce YesYes  
Labor and Industrial Relations YesYes  
Management Information Systems, General YesYes Yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Organizational Behavior Studies Yes   
Real Estate Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising Yes   
Broadcast Journalism Yes   
Journalism YesYes  
Mass Communication/Media Studies    Yes
Organizational Communication, General YesYes  
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 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   
Information Technology Yes   

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes  
Art Teacher Education YesYes  
Business Teacher Education Yes   
Education, Other  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education Yes   
Health Teacher Education  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes  
Social Studies Teacher Education Yes   
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other  Yes  
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other    Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  
Technical Teacher Education  Yes  
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Yes   
Urban Education and Leadership  Yes Yes

Engineering technologies/technicians
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician Yes   
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech Yes   
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician Yes   
Engineering Technology, General Yes   
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology Yes   
Manufacturing Technology/Technician Yes   

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

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics  Yes  
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist YesYes  
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Community Health and Preventive Medicine  Yes  
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)   Yes 
Environmental Health  Yes  
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Yes   
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Music Therapy/Therapist YesYes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Occupational Therapy/Therapist  Yes  
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist  Yes Yes
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry (DPM)   Yes 
Public Health Education and Promotion Yes   
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy YesYes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Professions and Studies, Other Yes   
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes  
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM, MCL)  Yes  
Tax Law/Taxation (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
General Studies Yes   
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies  Yes  

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

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

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   

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

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

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

Psychology
Clinical Psychology    Yes
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics    Yes
Counseling Psychology  Yes Yes
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Experimental Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology  Yes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Social Work YesYes  

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies YesYes Yes

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

Visual and performing arts
Acting Yes   
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics YesYes  
Dance, General YesYes Yes
Directing and Theatrical Production  Yes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts YesYes  
Film/Cinema Studies YesYes  
Graphic Design YesYes  
Jazz/Jazz Studies Yes   
Metal and Jewelry Arts YesYes  
Music History, Literature, and Theory YesYes  
Music Pedagogy Yes   
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Music, General Yes   
Painting YesYes  
Photography YesYes  
Printmaking YesYes  
Sculpture YesYes  
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology  Yes  
Voice and Opera YesYes 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.