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Hardin-Simmons University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Abilene, TX

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human Services, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Parks and recreation
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Athletic Training
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

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

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 56% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

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

Academic Resources

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

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
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 Education, Master of Music, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Divinity

Master's Programs of Study

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Religion

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Ministry

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Education--General

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