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Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ
Academics and Majors

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Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 870112

Tempe, AZ 85287-0112

United States

Phone: 480-965-7788

Fax: 480-965-3610

Website

Majors & Special Programs
All Majors: African-American/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
Asian-American Studies
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Total Number of Majors: 7
Degrees Offered: Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Master's
Post-Master's certificate
Doctoral/Research
Doctoral/Professional
Combined Degree Programs: BA/MA
Joint Engineering Program: BS/MS; BSE/MS; BSE/MSE
Other Joint Degree Programs: BS/MS; BS/M.Acc; BS/M.Tax; BS/MA ; BSP/MUEP
Special Study Options: Accelerated
Cooperative
Distance Learning
Double Major
ESL
Honors Program
IndependentStudy
Internship
Liberal Arts Career Combo
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification

Other Special Study Options:
ASU's many undergraduate programs offer students a variety of special academic opportunities. ASU offers domestic and international internships in a variety of disciplines, more than 250 study abroad programs in over 55 countries and work-study programs. Students may participate in educational programs supported by a variety of centers and institutes, such as the Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing, Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture and the Institute for Social Science Research. Students gain interdisciplinary skills through combining two areas of study from disciplines in the Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) program. The IRA A. Fulton Schools of Engineering offer cooperative education experiences. Starting in fall 2013, the McCain Institute for International Leadership in Washington, D.C. offers students the opportunity to gain experience in foreign policy and international relations through winter and semester courses with the Washington Policy Design Studio. ASU also offers students two ways to earn concurrent degrees; students can choose to create their own combination degree programs to match their personal or professional interests or choose from a special, predetermined combination. Accelerated degree options are also available for many degree programs.
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
Computer literacy
English (including composition)
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
To graduate, students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (some programs may require a higher GPA) and a minimum total of 120 credit hours, including a minimum of 45 hours in upper-division courses. The number of hours in the major varies by degree program, and some programs may require more upper-division work. All students must satisfy a minimum of 35 credit hours of approved General Studies course work in five core areas and three awareness areas: mathematics studies; literacy and critical inquiry; humanities, fine arts, design, social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences; global awareness; historical awareness, and cultural diversity in the United States.
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Faculty & Class Information

Student Faculty Ratio
22.4:1
Total Faculty :
 
2,134
Faculty with Terminal Degree:
1,818
Faculty:
Most Frequent Class Size:
10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:
20 - 29

Academics & Majors

  • Academic Rating:
    76
  • Academic Calendar:
    Other
  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    22.4:1
  • Total Faculty:
    2134
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