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Carnegie Mellon University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
  • Architecture
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Astrophysics
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Biophysics
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Mathematics
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logic
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Statistics, Other
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Computer and information sciences, Business/marketing, Mathematics and statistics, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, public management and policy
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,080
Part-Time Faculty
103
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
85%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not 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

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Chemical Engineering, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Sustainable Economic Development, Master of Entertainment Technology, Master of Public Management, Master of Language Technologies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Software Engineering, Master of Urban Design, Master of Product Development, Master of Human-Computer Interaction, Master of Design, Master of Arts in Professional Writing, Master of Business Management and Software Engineering, Master of Environmental Engineering and Management, Master of Science in Computational Finance, Master of Tangible Interaction Design

Master's Programs of Study

  • Applied Physics
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Building Science
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Construction Management
  • Developmental Biology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Physics
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Public Administration
  • Software Engineering
  • Structural Biology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Urban Design
  • Water Resources Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctorate of Design, Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Applied Physics
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Biopsychology
  • Building Science
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Developmental Biology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Genetics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neurobiology
  • Operations Research
  • Physics
  • Social Psychology
  • Software Engineering
  • Structural Biology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Urban Design
  • Water Resources Engineering

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