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Adelphi University
Garden City, NY
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin Online Catalog
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

Anthropology

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Art Teacher Education

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Biochemistry

Biological and Physical Sciences

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Business Administration and Management, General

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other

Chemistry, General

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Computer and Information Sciences, General

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management

Dance, General

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Economics, General

English Language and Literature, General

Environmental Studies

Finance, General

Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

French Language and Literature

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

History, General

Humanities/Humanistic Studies

Information Science/Studies

International/Global Studies

Latin American Studies

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Mathematics, General

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Music Teacher Education

Music, General

Philosophy

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology, General

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Social Sciences, General

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish Language and Literature

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Engineering, physical therapy: New York Medical College, New York Institute of Tech; dentistry: NYU College of Dentistry; medicine: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; optometry: SUNY State College of Optometry; podiatry: NYCPM
Special Programs Accelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees Some online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language Not required
Math/Science Not required
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 317
Part-Time Faculty 697
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 86%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 47% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 608,890
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 880
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction  
Tutoring Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students Not reported
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 Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study

Accounting

Adult Nursing

Art Education

Art/Fine Arts

Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General

Business Administration and Management--General

Communication Disorders

Community Health

Counseling Psychology

Education--General

Educational Leadership and Administration

Educational Media/Instructional Technology

Elementary Education

English as a Second Language

Environmental Management and Policy

Environmental Sciences

Finance and Banking

Gerontology

Health Education

Health Informatics

Health Services Management and Hospital Administration

Human Resources Management

Management Information Systems

Marketing

Nursing and Healthcare Administration

Nutrition

Physical Education

Psychology--General

Public Health--General

Reading Education

School Psychology

Secondary Education

Social Work

Special Education

Sports Management

Supply Chain Management

Writing

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Social Work
Doctoral Programs of Study

Clinical Psychology

Communication Disorders

Education--General

Nursing--General

Nutrition

Psychology--General

Social Work