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Ohio University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Athens, OH

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Customer Service Management
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geography, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Musical Theatre
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photojournalism
  • Physics, General
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
We have 4+1 program in Biomedical Engineering. "The 4+1 option, which is open only to Ohio University Russ College undergraduates, allows students the opportunity to complete an engineering bachelor's degree and the biomedical engineering master's degree in a total of five years.
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
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: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% 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 Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Financial Economics, Master of Health Administration, Master of Communication Technology and Policy, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Social Science, Master of Sports Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Engineering Management

Master's Programs of Study

  • Applied Economics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Communication
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Public Health--General
  • Rhetoric
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Structural Engineering
  • Theater
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Comparative and Interdisciplinary Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Ecology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Health Communication
  • History
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Mechanics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Rhetoric
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

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