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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 16%
10-19 Students: 27%
20-29 Students: 25%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 36%
5 Years: 59%
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 services27%
2.  Communication, journalism, and related programs12%
3.  Health professions and related clinical sciences10%
4.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences7%
5.  Education6%
6.  Engineering6%
7.  Public administration and social service professions5%
8.  Visual and performing arts5%
9.  Science technologies/technicians4%
10.  History3%

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
American/United States Studies/Civilization YesYes  
Women's Studies  Yes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes   
Microbiology, General Yes   

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes Yes
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Managerial Economics YesYes Yes
Finance, General YesYes Yes
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Management Science, General YesYes Yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General YesYes Yes
Restaurant/Food Services Management Yes   
Taxation  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising YesYes  
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes  
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

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
Educational Statistics and Research Methods    Yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision    Yes
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship    Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes Yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes Yes
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes  
Secondary Education and Teaching YesYes Yes
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes Yes
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Construction Engineering Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Mechanics  Yes Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Materials Engineering    Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Metallurgical Engineering YesYes  

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General YesYes  
Family Resource Management Studies, General Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General Yes   
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other Yes   

Major Category/Major

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General Yes   
German Language and Literature  Yes  
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Yes   
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other YesYes  
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management Yes   
Nursing, Other  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes  
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes  

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematical Statistics and Probability  Yes Yes
Mathematics, General YesYes Yes

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

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other    Yes
Kinesiology and Exercise Science    Yes

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Counseling Psychology  Yes  
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies YesYes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Yes   
Dance, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other  Yes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Interior Design Yes   
Music, General 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.