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Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin  
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Art Teacher Education

Art/Art Studies, General

Asian Studies/Civilization

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Business Administration and Management, General

Chemistry, General

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Drawing

Economics, General

Education, General

Elementary Education and Teaching

English Language and Literature, General

Environmental Studies

Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other

Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Fine/Studio Arts, General

History, General

International Business/Trade/Commerce

Keyboard Instruments

Mathematics, General

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Music History, Literature, and Theory

Music Teacher Education

Music Theory and Composition

Music, General

Painting

Philosophy

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Pre-Dentistry Studies

Pre-Law Studies

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Printmaking

Psychology, General

Religion/Religious Studies

Sculpture

Secondary Education and Teaching

Sociology

Spanish Language and Literature

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Voice and Opera

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Biological/life sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Engineering, nursing, environmental studies with Duke University
Special Programs Accelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Semester at sea
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees No online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language Not required
Math/Science Required for all students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing Available through AP examinations
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FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty 95
Part-Time Faculty 36
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 94%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 58% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings  
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 306
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction  
Tutoring Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students Wheelchair access
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Not reported
Master's Programs of Study
Not reported  
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Not reported
Doctoral Programs of Study
Not reported