College of Sciences and Arts

Facts

The College offers a total of 31 bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degrees and one associate degree. There are a total of 19 concentrations available within those BA and BS degrees. Our eleven departments offer 41 minors and 3 certificates.

Enrollment Numerical Snapshot: Fall 2020

  • Total students: 1,105
  • Undergraduate: 769 (179 first year students)
  • Graduate: 336 (143 Masters and 193 PhD students)
  • Retention (first to second year): 81.0%

SAT 2019-20

  • Total: 1237
  • Math:   623
  • Reading/Writing:  619

2019-2020 Academic Year

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty: 171
  • Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty: 143
  • Non Tenure-track Faculty: 28
  • Staff: 65
  • Research Staff: 7

Funding

  • General Fund Budget: $24,775,470
  • Externally-funded proposals:
    • Submitted: 188
    • Funded: 75 ($6,986,493)
    • Funded w/ co-PIs: 31

Degrees Awarded

2018-2019 Academic Year

  • Associates: 1
  • BA/BS: 252
  • Certificates (undergrad): 0
  • Minors: 161
  • Certificates (grad): 3
  • Masters: 78
  • PhD: 32

Graduate Degrees and Certificates

The College offers 23 graduate degrees, in addition to interdisciplinary degrees in Atmospheric Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; students also may complete any of the interdisciplinary graduate certificates available in Data Science, Sustainability (Sustainable Futures Institute), and Sustainable Water Resources Systems.

Undergraduate Majors

The College of Sciences and Arts offers 31 undergraduate four-year degree programs and one associate degree. See a full listing by subject. Unsure of your degree? Meet your general education requirements while exploring all university majors and minors through the General Sciences and Arts Program.

Certificate Programs

  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Analytics
  • Coaching Endorsement

Minors

Interdisciplinary Minors

  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Ecology
  • Nanoscale Science and Engineering
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Sciences

Pavlis Honors College Minors

  • Enterprise
  • Global Community Development Partnerships
  • Leadership