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Whittier College Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Whittier, CA

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • American Literature (United States)
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Parks and recreation
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No 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
116
Part-Time Faculty
49
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
67%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% 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
583,742
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
175
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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