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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 16%
10-19 Students: 32%
20-29 Students: 27%
30-39 Students: 14%
40-49 Students: 5%
50-99 Students: 5%
100 or More Students: 2%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
90%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 62%
5 Years: 75%
6 Years: 76%

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 services19%
2.  Visual and performing arts11%
3.  Biological and biomedical sciences10%
4.  Health professions and related clinical sciences10%
5.  Communication, journalism, and related programs9%
6.  Social sciences9%
7.  Psychology8%
8.  Engineering6%
9.  English language and literature/letters3%
10.  Architecture and related services2%

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
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
African-American/Black Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies YesYes  

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes  Yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology    Yes
Exercise Physiology  Yes Yes
Immunology  Yes Yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes  Yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Yes   
Pharmacology  Yes  
Physiology, General  Yes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes  Yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Taxation  Yes  

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Advertising Yes   
Broadcast Journalism Yes   
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric YesYes  
Journalism YesYes  
Mass Communication/Media Studies Yes   
Photojournalism Yes   
Public Relations/Image Management YesYes  
Radio and Television YesYes  

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer and Information Systems Security Yes   
Computer Graphics Yes   
Computer Science YesYes  
Information Science/Studies YesYes  

Education
Education, General  Yes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms  Yes  
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities  Yes  
Educational Evaluation and Research  Yes  
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision    Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes  
Mathematics Teacher Education  Yes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes Yes
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Engineering/Industrial Management  Yes  

Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Yes   
Architectural Engineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Industrial Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

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

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Critical Care Nursing  Yes  
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner  Yes  
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Yes   
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Yes   
Health/Health Care Administration/Management  Yes  
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Yes   
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor  Yes  
Music Therapy/Therapist Yes   
Nurse Anesthetist  Yes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)    Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) YesYes  
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Yes   
Pre-Pharmacy Studies Yes   
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes

Major Category/Major

History
History, General YesYes Yes

Legal professions and studies
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD/SJD)  Yes  
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other  Yes  
Legal Studies, General 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 Yes   
Mathematical Statistics and Probability Yes   
Mathematics, General YesYes  
Mathematics, Other Yes   

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

Natural resources and conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy Yes   

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Yes   
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management YesYes  

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

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General Yes   
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Chemistry, Other    Yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other    Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General Yes   
Meteorology Yes   
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical YesYes Yes
Physics, General Yes  Yes
Physics, Other    Yes

Psychology
Counseling Psychology    Yes
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Acting Yes   
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General YesYes  
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics Yes   
Cinematography and Film/Video Production YesYes  
Conducting  Yes Yes
Design and Visual Communications, General Yes   
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other Yes   
Film/Cinema Studies YesYes  
Fine/Studio Arts, General Yes   
Graphic Design Yes   
Jazz/Jazz Studies YesYes Yes
Music Pedagogy  Yes  
Music Performance, General YesYes Yes
Music Theory and Composition YesYes Yes
Music, General Yes   
Music, Other YesYes  
Musicology and Ethnomusicology  Yes  
Painting Yes   
Photography Yes   
Piano and Organ YesYes Yes
Printmaking Yes   
Sculpture Yes   
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology Yes   
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management Yes   
Voice and Opera Yes  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.