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 23 concentrations available within those BA and BS degrees. Our twelve departments offer 41 minors and four certificates.

Enrollment Numerical Snapshot: Fall 2018

  • Total students: 1,599
  • Undergraduate: 1,215 (299 first year students)
  • Graduate: 373 (149 Masters and 224 PhD students)
  • Retention (first to second year): 79.9%

ACT Scores

  • Composite: 27.1
  • Math: 27.0
  • English: 26.8

2017-2018 Academic Year

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty: 194
  • Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty: 165
  • Non Tenure-track Faculty: 29
  • Staff: 70
  • Research Staff: 8

Funding

  • General Fund Budget: $27,468,683
  • Externally-funded proposals:
    • Submitted: 173
    • Funded: 57 ($6,885,797)
    • Funded w/ co-PIs: 13

Degrees Awarded

2016-2017 Academic Year

  • Associates: 1
  • BA/BS: 258
  • Certificates: 10
  • Minors: 159
  • Masters: 51
  • PhD: 25

Graduate Degrees and Certificates

The College offers 26 graduate degrees, in addition to interdisciplinary degrees in Atmospheric Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology , Computational Sciences and Engineering, and Data Science; students also may complete any of the interdisciplinary graduate certificates available in Data Science, Nanotechnology, Sustainability (Sustainable Futures Institute), and Sustainable Water Resources Systems.

Undergraduate Majors

The College of Sciences and Arts offers over 31 undergraduate four-year degree programs. 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
  • Enterprise
  • Nanoscale Science and Engineering
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Sciences