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Pepperdine University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Malibu, CA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Fitness Technician
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

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
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
400
Part-Time Faculty
402
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
43%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


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

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
887,245
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
240
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Dispute Resolution, Master of Science, Master of Divinity

Master's Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Humanities
  • International Affairs
  • Mathematics
  • Organizational Management
  • Science Education
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • International Affairs
  • Mathematics
  • Organizational Management
  • Science Education

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