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COLLEGE PROFILE

Towson University

Towson, MD

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family Systems
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Gerontology
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, law with University of Baltimore
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty899
Part-Time Faculty779
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
79%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 26% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 70% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings714,622
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus2500
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service, Master of Arts in Jewish Education, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Jewish Studies
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Database Systems
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Development
  • Humanities
  • Information Science
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Jewish Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing Research
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Reading Education
  • Religious Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Theater
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Science, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Database Systems
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Information Science
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Management Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
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  GPA SAT ACT
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Average 3.36 3.77 601 609 25
Low 2.23 2.23 510 470 20
High 4.00 4.88 770 750 34
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