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Old Dominion University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Norfolk, VA

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminology
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, International Studies, Dental Hygiene, Communication/Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies/Humanities, Women's Studies/Humanities, Computer Science, Philosophy/Humanities, Accounting, Math, Art History, Studio Arts, Fine Arts, Geography, Economics
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
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: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 24% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 35% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% 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
Not Offered
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 Science in Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Allied Health--General
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Immunology
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • Library Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Middle School Education
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Rhetoric
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Allied Health--General
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Health Services Research
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modeling and Simulation

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