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Faculty and Class Size

% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 14%
10-19 Students: 24%
20-29 Students: 31%
30-39 Students: 11%
40-49 Students: 4%
50-99 Students: 9%
100 or More Students: 7%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
84%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 42%
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 sciences22%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services13%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs9%
4.  Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics7%
5.  Psychology7%
6.  Visual and performing arts7%
7.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies6%
8.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
9.  History4%
10.  English language and literature/letters4%

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  
Interior Architecture YesYes  
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry Yes   
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Yes   
Physiology, General YesYes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General  Yes  
Business/Commerce, General Yes   
Finance, General  Yes  
Management Information Systems, General  Yes  

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

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

Education
Education, General Yes   
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
Music Teacher Education YesYes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels  Yes  

English language and literature/letters
American Literature (United States)  Yes  
Creative Writing  Yes  
English Language and Literature, General YesYes  

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

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Communication Disorders, General YesYes  

History
History, General YesYes  

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies Yes   
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Yes   

Major Category/Major

Mathematics and statistics
Mathematics, General YesYes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Biological and Physical Sciences Yes   
Historic Preservation and Conservation  Yes  
International/Global Studies YesYes  
Mathematics and Computer Science Yes   
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Yes   
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies YesYes  
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other  Yes  

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

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

Psychology
Community Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes  
School Psychology  Yes  

Public administration and social service professions
Human Services, General Yes   
Public Administration YesYes  

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

Visual and performing arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation YesYes  
Art/Art Studies, General Yes   
Arts Management  Yes  
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics Yes   
Conducting  Yes  
Dance, General YesYes  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General YesYes  
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts YesYes  
Intermedia/Multimedia YesYes  
Jazz/Jazz Studies YesYes  
Metal and Jewelry Arts YesYes  
Music Performance, General YesYes  
Music Theory and Composition YesYes  
Music, General Yes   
Music, Other  Yes  
Painting Yes   
Photography YesYes  
Piano and Organ  Yes  
Printmaking YesYes  
Sculpture  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.