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University of Alabama Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Tuscaloosa, AL

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Statistics
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Engineering
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
  • Human Nutrition
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Learning Sciences
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
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
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: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 37% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 5% 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
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 Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Master of Library and Information Studies

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geology
  • Hospitality Management
  • Information Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Nutrition
  • Social Work
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Taxation

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Juridical Science, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geology
  • Information Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Work
  • Taxation

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