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Drake University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Des Moines, IA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Drawing
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethics
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Painting
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts, Social sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Journalism and law, arts and sciences and law, accounting
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No 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
311
Part-Time Faculty
163
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
64%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 60% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 4% 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 Laws, Master of Jurisprudence, Master of Accounting, Master of Athletic Training, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Law
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Administration

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Law
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy

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