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Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin Online Catalog
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations

Animal Sciences, General

Art Teacher Education

Bible/Biblical Studies

Biochemistry

Biology Teacher Education

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Business Administration and Management, General

Chemistry, General

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Computer Science

Computer Teacher Education

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Dietetics/Dietitian

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Science

Engineering, General

English Language and Literature, General

English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Environmental Science

Finance, General

Fine/Studio Arts, General

Game and Interactive Media Design

Graphic Design

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

History Teacher Education

History, General

Human Development and Family Studies, General

Information Resources Management

Information Technology

Interior Design

International/Global Studies

Journalism

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Keyboard Instruments

Lay Ministry

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Mathematics Teacher Education

Mathematics, General

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Music Teacher Education

Music, General

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology/Technician

Physics Teacher Education

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Pre-Dentistry Studies

Pre-Law Studies

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Pre-Veterinary Studies

Psychology, General

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education

Secondary Education and Teaching

Social Sciences, Other

Social Studies Teacher Education

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish Language Teacher Education

Spanish Language and Literature

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Voice and Opera

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Communication/journalism, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs None
Special Programs Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees Some online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language Required
Math/Science Required for all students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing Not available
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FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty 253
Part-Time Faculty 151
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 77%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 881,587
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 466
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction Offered
Tutoring Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Liberal Arts, Master of Arts in Global Service, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Science, Master of Science in Social Work, Master of Accountancy, Master of Divinity, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Christian Ministries
Master's Programs of Study

Accounting

Business Administration and Management--General

Clinical Psychology

Communication Disorders

Communication--General

Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies

Counseling Psychology

Education--General

Educational Leadership and Administration

Educational Media/Instructional Technology

English

Higher Education

Human Resources Development

Human Services

Liberal Studies

Marriage and Family Therapy

Missions and Missiology

Occupational Therapy

Pastoral Ministry and Counseling

Psychology--General

Religion

Rhetoric

Social Work

Theology

Writing

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Education
Doctoral Programs of Study

Education--General

Educational Leadership and Administration

Human Services

Pastoral Ministry and Counseling