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Purdue University Northwest Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Hammond, IN

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering, Engineering technologies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, 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
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
439
Part-Time Faculty
253
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
36%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
733,634
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1700
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, 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 Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Human Services
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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