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

Memphis, TN

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering
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
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
902
Part-Time Faculty
598
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
43%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 37% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% 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
1,620,367
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1255
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 Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, International Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of City and Regional Planning, Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Architecture

Master's Programs of Study

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Archaeology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Economics
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • History
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Journalism
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Philanthropic Studies
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Archaeology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Economics
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • History
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Law
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

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