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Purdue University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

West Lafayette, IN

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Food Science
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Genetics, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Learning Sciences
  • Linguistics
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Genetics
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
  • Women's Studies
  • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, forestry, nursing, social work, pharmacy
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
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,403
Part-Time Faculty
336
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
86%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Not accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Not available

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,586,432
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
5237
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not 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 Science in Material Science and Engineering, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Science in Industrial Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Science in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Forestry, Master of Agriculture, Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Aquaculture
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forestry
  • Genetics
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Home Economics Education
  • Hospitality Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Design
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interior Design
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Natural Resources
  • Neurobiology
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Photography
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Virology
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Aquaculture
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forestry
  • Genetics
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Home Economics Education
  • Hospitality Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Design
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interior Design
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Natural Resources
  • Neurobiology
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Photography
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Virology
  • Vocational and Technical Education

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