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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 19.9 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 16%
10-19 Students: 23%
20-29 Students: 24%
30-39 Students: 17%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 7%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 25%
5 Years: 56%
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 services20%
2.  Education10%
3.  Engineering10%
4.  Family and consumer sciences/human sciences7%
5.  Communication, journalism, and related programs7%
6.  Social sciences7%
7.  Psychology6%
8.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences6%
9.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
10.  Visual and performing arts4%

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   
Agricultural Communication/Journalism Yes   
Agricultural Economics YesYes  
Agricultural Mechanization, General Yes   
Agriculture, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes  
Animal Health  Yes  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Food Science YesYes  
Horticultural Science YesYes  
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Yes   
Range Science and Management Yes   
Soil Science and Agronomy, General Yes   

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

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Entomology YesYes  
Toxicology  Yes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Actuarial Science YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other  Yes  
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce Yes   
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing Research  Yes  
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   

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

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

Education
Agricultural Teacher Education YesYes  
Art Teacher Education Yes   
Business Teacher Education Yes   
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Hearing Impairments Yes   
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
Foreign Language Teacher Education Yes   
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education YesYes  
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Yes   
Social Science Teacher Education Yes   
Spanish Language Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, Other YesYes  
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Yes   
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other Yes   
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education Yes   

Engineering technologies/technicians
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician Yes   
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Yes   
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other Yes   
Telecommunications Technology/Technician  Yes  

Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes  
Architectural Engineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering Yes   
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General Yes   
Construction Engineering Yes   
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Engineering Mechanics  Yes  
Engineering, Other YesYes  
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering  Yes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  

Major Category/Major

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

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

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer Yes   
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes  
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling Yes   
Pre-Dentistry Studies Yes   
Pre-Pharmacy Studies Yes   
Pre-Veterinary Studies Yes   
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Yes   
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant Yes   

History
History, General YesYes  

Legal professions and studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other  Yes  

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

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes  
Statistics, General  Yes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization Yes   
Nutrition Sciences  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Studies Yes   
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes  

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes  

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General Yes   
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Physics, General YesYes  

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes  

Security and protective services
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/TechnicianYes    

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

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

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.