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CSU Stanislaus

CSU Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Official telephone: (209) 667-3122
Toll-free telephone: (800) 300-7420
Fax number: (209) 667-3394

Website: www.csustan.edu

Screen last updated on: September 18, 2013
Semester/term begin dates: Summer Term (Session A): June 10, 2013
Fall Semester: August 22, 2013
Spring Semester: January 27, 2014
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students held approximately four times between June and August and one time in January.
Number and length of summer sessions: Two summer sessions, one of four weeks and one of six weeks.

Enrollment by categories:
1% agriculture
54% arts/humanities/social sciences
9% biological/life sciences
20% business
3% education
3% engineering/technology/computer science
8% health professions
2% law/legal studies
2% mathematics/physical sciences
Majors with the highest enrollment: Business Administration, Liberal Studies, Psychology
Majors with the lowest enrollment: Cognitive Studies, Special Major, Physical Sciences
Average freshman GPA: 2.83
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 82%
Average class size: 35 in freshman lecture courses, 30 in upper-level/division lecture courses
Student:Faculty ratio: 23:1
Total faculty: 458 total
Full-time faculty: 274 total
Part-time faculty: 184 total
Faculty degrees: 54% PhD, 35% master's degree, 7% bachelor's degree, 1% other, 56% terminal
Graduation rate: 20% within four years
40% within five years
50% within six years

CSU Stanislaus
General education/core curriculum is required: yes
Minor requirements: required of some for graduation
Physical education is required: yes
There are religious requirements for graduation: no
Minimum GPA required to graduate: 2.0

Undergraduate studies homepage: www.csustan.edu/Catalog/
Graduate studies homepage: www.csustan.edu/grad
Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, dual degrees, independent study, honors program, internships, distance learning, evening courses, online courses
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
African-American Studies, Agricultural Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chicano Studies, Cognitive Studies, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Environmental and Resource Studies, Ethnic Studies, Exceptional Children and Youth, Forensic Science, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology,
Gerontology, History, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Microelectronics, Music, Permaculture, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Sciences, Physics, Political Science, Portuguese, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Communication, Theatre Arts, World History
Preprofessional programs offered:
pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, clinical laboratory science
Education certifications are offered: yes
Education certifications:
elementary, secondary, special education, bilingual/bicultural
Cooperative programs are offered: yes
Cooperative education programs:
art, business, computer science, education, engineering, social/behavioral science
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe.
Army ROTC: not offered
Navy ROTC: not offered
Air Force ROTC: not offered

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Agricultural Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Studies
  • Art
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Communications Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Major
  • Theatre Arts

Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 3 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP general
  • credit for CLEP subject
  • neither credit nor placement for Regents College Exams (RCE)
  • credit for ACT PEP
  • credit for DANTES
  • credit for school's own challenge exams
  • credit for relevant military experience
  • neither credit nor placement for relevant life experience
  • credit for international baccalaureate

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