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Assumption College
Worcester, MA
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin  
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Biotechnology

Business Administration and Management, General

Chemistry, General

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General

Computer and Information Sciences, General

Criminology

Economics, General

English Language and Literature, General

Environmental Science

Fine/Studio Arts, General

Foreign Languages and Literatures, General

French Language and Literature

Graphic Design

History, General

International Business/Trade/Commerce

International/Global Studies

Italian Studies

Latin American Studies

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Mathematics, General

Molecular Biology

Music, General

Organizational Communication, General

Philosophy

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology, General

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Sociology

Spanish Language and Literature

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Theology/Theological Studies

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Business administration, engineering, forestry, special education, rehabilitation counseling, school counseling; law (JD) with Duquesne U School of Law, Western NE College School of Law, Vermont Law School; optometry with New England College of Optometry; osteopathic medicine with Des Moines U; environmental science management with Duke U
Special Programs Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, New York semester, Semester at sea, Washington semester
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees No online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language 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 144
Part-Time Faculty 80
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 92%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 44% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 49% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 330,307
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 361
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
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts
Master's Programs of Study

Accounting

Applied Behavior Analysis

Business Administration and Management--General

Child and Family Studies

Counseling Psychology

Economics

Finance and Banking

Health Services Management and Hospital Administration

Human Resources Management

International Business

Marketing

Nonprofit Management

Rehabilitation Counseling

School Psychology

Special Education

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Not reported
Doctoral Programs of Study
Not reported