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Catholic University of America Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Washington, DC

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Finance
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, social work, architecture, accounting, education, psychology
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
381
Part-Time Faculty
321
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
47%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 42% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% 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
1,256,359
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
542
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 Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Music in Sacred Music, Master of Science, Master of Science in Library Science, Master of Legal Studies, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architectural Studies

Master's Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • History
  • Information Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Physics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Western European Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Musical Arts, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • History
  • Law
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Physics
  • Western European Studies

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