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William Paterson University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Wayne, NJ

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Psychology, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, 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
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
391
Part-Time Faculty
664
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
34%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

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
653,960
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1271
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, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • History
  • Materials Sciences
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Policy
  • School Nursing
  • Sociology
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Psychology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • History
  • Materials Sciences
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Policy
  • School Nursing
  • Sociology
  • Writing

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