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Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin Online Catalog
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Anthropology

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Art Teacher Education

Art/Art Studies, General

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Broadcast Journalism

Business Administration and Management, General

Business Teacher Education

Chemistry, General

City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Commercial and Advertising Art

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Design and Visual Communications, General

Dietetics/Dietitian

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Drawing

Economics, General

Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology

Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technology, General

Engineering, General

English Language and Literature, General

English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Fashion Merchandising

Fashion/Apparel Design

Fine/Studio Arts, General

Foreign Language Teacher Education

Forensic Science and Technology

French Language and Literature

General Studies

Geography

Geology/Earth Science, General

History, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Humanities/Humanistic Studies

Industrial Technology/Technician

Information Science/Studies

Journalism

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Mathematics Teacher Education

Mathematics, General

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Music Teacher Education

Music, General

Painting

Philosophy

Photography

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Pre-Dentistry Studies

Pre-Law Studies

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Pre-Veterinary Studies

Printmaking

Psychology, General

Public Relations/Image Management

Radio and Television

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education

Sculpture

Secondary Education and Teaching

Social Studies Teacher Education

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish Language and Literature

Special Education and Teaching, General

Special Products Marketing Operations

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Urban Studies/Affairs

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Business/marketing, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Engineering
Special Programs Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, New York semester, Washington semester
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees Not reported
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 380
Part-Time Faculty 468
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 87%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 93% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings  
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 1700
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
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Professional Studies, Master of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education
Master's Programs of Study

Adult Education

Applied Economics

Art Education

Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General

Business Education

Chemistry

Communication Disorders

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Early Childhood Education

Economics

Educational Media/Instructional Technology

Elementary Education

English

English Education

Historic Preservation

History

Human Resources Management

Industrial/Management Engineering

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics Education

Multilingual and Multicultural Education

Reading Education

Science Education

Social Sciences Education

Special Education

Student Affairs

Vocational and Technical Education

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