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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 17%
10-19 Students: 23%
20-29 Students: 30%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 4%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
91%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 67%
5 Years: 78%
6 Years: 78%

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 services18%
2.  Social sciences12%
3.  Education10%
4.  Health professions and related clinical sciences8%
5.  Engineering7%
6.  English language and literature/letters5%
7.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
8.  Communication, journalism, and related programs5%
9.  Psychology4%
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
Agricultural Business and Management, General Yes   
Agriculture, GeneralYesYes   
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Food Science YesYes  
Food Science and Technology, Other Yes   
Landscaping and Groundskeeping YesYes  
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management Yes   
Plant Sciences, General Yes  Yes
Plant Sciences, Other  Yes  

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Botany/Plant Biology Yes   
Ecology  Yes  
Entomology YesYes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes  
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other  Yes  
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management Yes   
Management Information Systems, General YesYes  
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Operations Management and Supervision Yes   

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

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

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes  
Biology Teacher Education Yes   
Chemistry Teacher Education Yes   
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Education, General YesYes Yes
Education, Other  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
French Language Teacher Education Yes   
Geography Teacher Education Yes   
History Teacher Education Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physics Teacher Education Yes   
Psychology Teacher Education Yes   
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor  Yes  
Urban Education and Leadership Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other Yes   
Engineering Technology, General Yes   

Engineering
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Yes  Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Materials Science  Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Ocean Engineering  Yes  
Operations Research  Yes  

Major Category/Major

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General Yes   
Consumer Economics Yes   
Family and Community Services Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other Yes   
Human Development and Family Studies, General  Yes Yes
Human Nutrition  Yes  

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General YesYes  
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other  Yes  
Italian Language and Literature Yes   
Linguistics  Yes Yes
Spanish Language and Literature Yes   

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Yes   
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation YesYes  
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes Yes
Nutrition Sciences Yes   

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Natural Resource Economics  Yes  
Natural Resources Management and Policy Yes   
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management Yes   

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

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General Yes   
Chemistry, Other  Yes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical    Yes
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes
School Psychology  Yes  

Public administration and social service professions
Human Services, General Yes   
Public Administration  Yes  
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other  Yes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes Yes
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Fashion/Apparel Design Yes   
Fine/Studio Arts, General YesYes  
Music Performance, General Yes   
Music Theory and Composition Yes   
Music, General YesYes  
Piano and Organ 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.