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Degrees Offered

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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 17.6 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 7%
10-19 Students: 30%
20-29 Students: 31%
30-39 Students: 13%
40-49 Students: 8%
50-99 Students: 6%
100 or More Students: 5%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
93%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 51%
5 Years: 75%
6 Years: 80%

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 services21%
2.  Social sciences11%
3.  Biological and biomedical sciences9%
4.  Education8%
5.  Communication, journalism, and related programs6%
6.  Psychology6%
7.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences6%
8.  English language and literature/letters5%
9.  Visual and performing arts4%
10.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics4%

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
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations Yes   
Agricultural Communication/Journalism Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes Yes
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other Yes   
Agriculture, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes Yes
Animal Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General YesYes Yes
Dairy Science Yes   
Food Science YesYes Yes
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Yes   
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management  Yes  
Poultry Science YesYes Yes
Soil Science and Agronomy, General Yes   
Turf and Turfgrass Management Yes   

Architecture and related services
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Yes   
Biotechnology Yes   
Botany/Plant Biology YesYes Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology YesYes Yes
Ecology YesYes Yes
Entomology YesYes Yes
Genetics, General YesYes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography  Yes Yes
Microbiology, General YesYes Yes
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes Yes
Toxicology    Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Commerce, General Yes   
Business/Managerial Economics Yes  Yes
Fashion Merchandising Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General  Yes  
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Information Systems, General Yes   
Marketing Research  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management  Yes  
Real Estate Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising Yes   
Broadcast Journalism Yes   
Journalism Yes   
Journalism, Other  Yes  
Mass Communication/Media Studies    Yes
Public Relations/Image Management Yes   

Communications technologies/technicians and support services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics  Yes  
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other  Yes  
Computer Science YesYes Yes

Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes Yes
Agricultural Teacher Education Yes   
Art Teacher Education  Yes Yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Education, General  Yes  
Education, Other    Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes Yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education YesYes  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Yes   
Foreign Language Teacher Education YesYes  
Health Teacher Education Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration    Yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching YesYes Yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching YesYes Yes
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes Yes
Reading Teacher Education  Yes Yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education    Yes
Social Studies Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Special Education and Teaching, General YesYes Yes
Technical Teacher Education YesYes  
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education Yes   
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education  Yes Yes

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General  Yes  
Child Development YesYes Yes
Consumer Economics Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication Yes   
Family Resource Management Studies, General Yes   
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General YesYes Yes
Housing and Human Environments, General YesYes Yes
Textile Science    Yes

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Communication Disorders, General YesYes Yes
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Environmental Health YesYes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Public Health Education and Promotion YesYes Yes
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes  
Veterinary Infectious Diseases (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Veterinary Medicine (DVM)   Yes 
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology (Cert, MS, PhD)    Yes
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Veterinary Physiology (Cert, MS, PhD)    Yes
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  
Veterinary Toxicology and Pharmacology (Cert, MS, PhD)    Yes

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, Gen (LLM, MCL, MLI, MSL, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   
Cognitive Science Yes   
Historic Preservation and Conservation  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management Yes   
Forest Sciences and Biology  Yes Yes
Forestry, General Yes   
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes  
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management Yes   

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

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

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

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

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

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Yes   

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

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