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Fairfield University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Fairfield, CT

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, 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
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
300
Part-Time Faculty
343
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
42%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 44% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 48% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 9% 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
1,442,036
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
150
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 Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Psychology
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Health Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychiatric Nursing

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