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Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin Online Catalog
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

Actuarial Science

Advertising

Anthropology

Apparel and Textiles, General

Area Studies, Other

Art Teacher Education

Art/Art Studies, General

Athletic Training/Trainer

Biology Teacher Education

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Business Administration and Management, General

Business Teacher Education

Chemistry Teacher Education

Chemistry, General

Child Development

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Commercial Photography

Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

Computer Science

Construction Management

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Dance, General

Dietetics/Dietitian

Drama and Dance Teacher Education

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Ecology

Economics, General

Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities

Elementary Education and Teaching

English Language and Literature, General

English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education

Finance, General

Fine and Studio Arts Management

Fine/Studio Arts, General

Food Science and Technology, Other

Geography

Geology/Earth Science, General

Graphic Design

Health Teacher Education

Health/Health Care Administration/Management

History Teacher Education

History, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Industrial and Product Design

Insurance

Interior Design

International Business/Trade/Commerce

International/Global Studies

Journalism

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other

Management Information Systems, General

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Mathematics Teacher Education

Mathematics, General

Music Management

Music Performance, General

Music Teacher Education

Music Therapy/Therapist

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General

Philosophy

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Physics Teacher Education

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology, General

Public Health Education and Promotion

Public Relations/Image Management

Radio and Television

Reading Teacher Education

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Religion/Religious Studies

Social Work

Sociology

Solar Energy Technology/Technician

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Statistics, General

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other

Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Women's Studies

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Engineering
Special Programs Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Semester at sea
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees Some online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer 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 930
Part-Time Faculty 397
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 99%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 41% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 1,970,797
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 2280
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 Library Science, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Music Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of School Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration
Master's Programs of Study

Accounting

American Studies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General

Business Administration and Management--General

Cell Biology

Child Development

Clinical Psychology

Communication Disorders

Computer Science

Counseling Psychology

Counselor Education

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Cultural Studies

Curriculum and Instruction

Educational Leadership and Administration

Educational Media/Instructional Technology

Elementary Education

Energy and Power Engineering

Engineering Physics

English

English Education

Environmental Management and Policy

Exercise and Sports Science

Experimental Psychology

Family and Consumer Sciences-General

Foreign Languages Education

Geographic Information Systems

Geography

Gerontology

Health Psychology

Higher Education

History

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

International Affairs

Library Science

Marriage and Family Therapy

Mathematics

Mathematics Education

Middle School Education

Molecular Biology

Music

Music Education

Nutrition

Political Science

Psychology--General

Public Administration

Reading Education

Rehabilitation Sciences

Romance Languages

School Psychology

Science Education

Social Sciences Education

Social Work

Sociology

Special Education

Student Affairs

Sustainable Development

Taxation

Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Vocational and Technical Education

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Education
Doctoral Programs of Study
Educational Leadership and Administration