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Degrees Offered

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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 14.7 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 16%
10-19 Students: 35%
20-29 Students: 19%
30-39 Students: 11%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 8%
100 or More Students: 6%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 41%
5 Years: 62%
6 Years: 67%

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.  Social sciences15%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services15%
3.  Biological and biomedical sciences11%
4.  Psychology9%
5.  Engineering8%
6.  Communication, journalism, and related programs8%
7.  Visual and performing arts6%
8.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics5%
9.  English language and literature/letters4%
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

Architecture and related services
Environmental Design/Architecture Yes   

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other Yes   
Russian Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes  Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other YesYes Yes
Physiology, General YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes

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

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes

Education
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes Yes
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes Yes

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes Yes
Architectural Engineering Yes   
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Engineering Physics Yes   
Engineering, General  Yes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature Yes   
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes Yes
Comparative Literature  Yes Yes
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General  Yes  
French Language and Literature YesYes  
German Language and Literature  Yes  
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Yes   
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Japanese Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics YesYes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences    Yes
Communication Disorders, General YesYes Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Cognitive Science    Yes
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Yes   
Museology/Museum Studies  Yes  
Neuroscience    Yes

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies YesYes Yes

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

Physical sciences
Astronomy Yes   
Astrophysics  Yes Yes
Chemical Physics    Yes
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Geophysics and Seismology    Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Educational Psychology  Yes Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Visual and performing arts
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes Yes
Film/Cinema Studies Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Music History, Literature, and Theory    Yes
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music, General 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.