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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 18%
10-19 Students: 28%
20-29 Students: 25%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 8%
100 or More Students: 3%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
87%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 45%
5 Years: 64%
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.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services25%
2.  Social sciences10%
3.  Communication, journalism, and related programs9%
4.  Visual and performing arts7%
5.  Biological and biomedical sciences6%
6.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies6%
7.  Education6%
8.  Psychology5%
9.  Engineering5%
10.  Health professions and related clinical sciences4%

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

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

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biomedical Sciences, General  Yes Yes
Biostatistics  Yes Yes
Epidemiology  Yes Yes
Human/Medical Genetics  Yes  
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography YesYes Yes

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes Yes
Business/Managerial Economics Yes   
Finance, General Yes   
Hospitality Administration/Management, General YesYes  
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General  Yes  
Insurance Yes   
International Business/Trade/Commerce YesYes  
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Yes   
Office Management and Supervision Yes   
Real Estate Yes   
Retailing and Retail Operations YesYes  
Tourism and Travel Services Management Yes   

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

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

Education
Art Teacher Education YesYes  
Business Teacher Education  Yes  
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services  Yes  
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes Yes
Curriculum and Instruction    Yes
Early Childhood Education and Teaching YesYes  
Education, General  Yes  
Educational Evaluation and Research  Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Elementary Education and Teaching YesYes  
Health Teacher Education  Yes  
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Yes   
Music Teacher Education  Yes Yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching YesYes Yes
Reading Teacher Education  Yes Yes
Secondary Education and Teaching  Yes  
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes Yes

Engineering
Chemical Engineering YesYes Yes
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Computer Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes
Nuclear Engineering  Yes Yes

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

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

Major Category/Major

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist    Yes
Environmental Health  Yes Yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management  Yes  
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nurse Anesthetist  Yes  
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)  Yes Yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   Yes 
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes
Public Health Education and Promotion  Yes Yes
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)  Yes Yes
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing  Yes  
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other  Yes  
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist  Yes  

History
History, General YesYes Yes
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration  Yes  

Legal professions and studies
Law (LLB, JD)   Yes 

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

Library science
Library Science/Librarianship  Yes  

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

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

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

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

Physical sciences
Chemistry, General YesYes Yes
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes Yes
Geophysics and Seismology Yes   
Physical Sciences, Other  Yes  
Physics, General YesYes Yes

Psychology
Clinical Psychology  Yes Yes
Experimental Psychology Yes  Yes
School Psychology  Yes Yes

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

Security and protective services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration YesYes  

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

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