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Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 16%
10-19 Students: 32%
20-29 Students: 23%
30-39 Students: 12%
40-49 Students: 6%
50-99 Students: 7%
100 or More Students: 5%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
86%
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 55%
5 Years: 69%
6 Years: 71%

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 sciences19%
2.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services10%
3.  Health professions and related clinical sciences8%
4.  Psychology8%
5.  English language and literature/letters7%
6.  Education7%
7.  Natural resources and conservation6%
8.  Visual and performing arts6%
9.  Biological and biomedical sciences5%
10.  History4%

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
Agriculture, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science Yes   
Animal Sciences, General Yes  Yes
Horticultural Science Yes   
Plant Sciences, General YesYes Yes

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
Asian Studies/Civilization Yes   
European Studies/Civilization Yes   
Italian Studies Yes   
Latin American Studies Yes   
Russian Studies Yes   
Women's Studies Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Anatomy    Yes
Biochemistry YesYes Yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes Yes
Biomedical Sciences, General Yes   
Biostatistics  Yes  
Botany/Plant Biology  Yes Yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology  Yes Yes
Microbiology, General Yes   
Molecular Biology YesYes Yes
Pathology/Experimental Pathology  Yes  
Pharmacology  Yes Yes
Physiology, General    Yes
Wildlife Biology YesYes  
Zoology/Animal Biology Yes   

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other Yes   

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes Yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst Yes   

Education
Art Teacher Education Yes   
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Yes   
Education, General YesYes  
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms Yes   
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Yes   
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Yes   
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Yes   
Foreign Language Teacher Education Yes   
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration  Yes  
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Yes   
Mathematics Teacher Education Yes   
Music Teacher Education Yes   
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Yes   
Reading Teacher Education  Yes  
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Yes   
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education  Yes  
Social Studies Teacher Education Yes   
Special Education and Teaching, General  Yes  

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering  Yes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes Yes
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes Yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Yes   
Industrial Engineering Yes   
Materials Science  Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering YesYes Yes

Major Category/Major

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

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General YesYes  
French Language and Literature Yes   
German Language and Literature YesYes  
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   
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Communication Disorders, General YesYes  
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD) Yes   
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist Yes   
Medicine (MD)   Yes 
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist Yes   
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)  Yes  
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Yes   
Physical Therapy/Therapist    Yes

History
History, General YesYes  

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

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

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation  Yes  
Nutrition Sciences YesYes  

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

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Yes   
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy Yes   
Religion/Religious Studies Yes   

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

Psychology
Psychology, General YesYes Yes

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

Social sciences
Anthropology Yes   
Applied Economics Yes   
Development Economics and International Development YesYes  
Economics, General Yes   
Geography Yes   
Political Science and Government, General Yes   
Sociology Yes   

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