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Ashland University
Ashland, OH
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin  
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

Acting

Actuarial Science

American/United States Studies/Civilization

Art Teacher Education

Athletic Training/Trainer

Biology Teacher Education

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Biotechnology

Business Administration and Management, General

Chemistry Teacher Education

Chemistry, General

Commercial and Advertising Art

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Communication, General

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Dietetics/Dietitian

Digital Arts

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Economics, General

Education, General

Elementary Education and Teaching

English Language and Literature, General

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Environmental Science

Fashion Merchandising

Finance, General

Fine/Studio Arts, General

Foreign Language Teacher Education

Forensic Chemistry

French Language Teacher Education

French Language and Literature

Geology/Earth Science, General

Health Communication

History, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Information Science/Studies

Jazz/Jazz Studies

Journalism

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Keyboard Instruments

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Marketing Research

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Mathematics, General

Music Teacher Education

Music, General

Philosophy

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Pre-Chiropractic Studies

Pre-Dentistry Studies

Pre-Law Studies

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies

Pre-Optometry Studies

Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Pre-Physical Therapy Studies

Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies

Pre-Veterinary Studies

Psychology, General

Radio and Television

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other

Religion/Religious Studies

Religious Education

Rhetoric and Composition

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education

Secondary Education and Teaching

Social Sciences, General

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish Language Teacher Education

Spanish Language and Literature

Special Education and Teaching, General

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Sports Communication

Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Toxicology

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Education, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Business administration
Special Programs Accelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, New York semester, Washington semester, Urban semester
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees Some online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language Not required
Math/Science Required for all students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing Available through AP examinations
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FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty 218
Part-Time Faculty 342
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 76%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 10-19 students: 83% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 594,667
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 760
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction  
Tutoring Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students Not reported
Services for Physically Disabled Students Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of American History and Government
Master's Programs of Study

Business Administration and Management--General

Corporate and Organizational Communication

Curriculum and Instruction

Education of the Gifted

Education--General

Educational Leadership and Administration

Educational Media/Instructional Technology

Exercise and Sports Science

Foundations and Philosophy of Education

History

Political Science

Reading Education

Special Education

Student Affairs

Writing

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education
Doctoral Programs of Study

Education--General

Educational Leadership and Administration

Family Nurse Practitioner Studies

Nursing--General