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University of Missouri - Columbia Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Columbia, MO

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Archeology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Accountancy, occupational therapy
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
1,216
Part-Time Faculty
113
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
83%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% 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
1,406,689
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
 
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 Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Health Sciences, Master of Natural Resources, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science, Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Accountancy, Executive Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pathobiology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theater

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Information Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pathobiology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theater
  • Veterinary Medicine

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