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Samford University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Birmingham, AL

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Youth Services/Administration
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, 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: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

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

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 Laws, Master of Music, Master of Science in Education, Master of Arts in Theological Studies, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Divinity, Master of Accountancy, Master of Music Education, Master of Science Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Ministry

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Law
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pharmacy
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Theology

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