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Northeastern University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Boston, MA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Architecture
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Project Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
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
Not reported

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
1,371
Part-Time Faculty
473
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
70%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 60% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
 
Sophomore Standing
Not reported

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,631,759
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
 
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 Legal Studies

Master's Programs of Study

  • Law

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Law

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