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George Washington University 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
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Archeology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Genetics, Other
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, chemical toxicology, art therapy, economics, engineering economics, operations research
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Not reported
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,160
Part-Time Faculty
1,498
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not 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
Not reported
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 Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Studies in Law, Professional Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Tourism Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Science in Public Health, Executive Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Science in Information Systems Technology, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Health Science, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Education and Human Development

Master's Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Folklore
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Development
  • Infectious Diseases
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Microbiology
  • Military and Defense Studies
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Museum Education
  • Museum Studies
  • National Security
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Travel and Tourism

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Folklore
  • Higher Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • Human Resources Development
  • International Affairs
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • National Security
  • Political Science
  • Project Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Social Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Systems Biology
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunications

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