Programs: School of Arts and Sciences
UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS, MINORS, CONCENTRATIONS: African American Studies, American Studies, Actuarial Studies, Anthropology, Art, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Design (Graphic Information), Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Environmental Science, French, General Science, Geography (Environmental, Geographic Information Science, Planning, Regional, Tourism), German, History, Italian, Journalism, Language & Computation, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Meteorology, Modern Languages, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, TESOL, Theater, Writing.
School of Business
UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS, MINORS, CONCENTRATIONS: Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management & Organization, Management Information Systems, Marketing.
School of Education and Professional Studies
UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS, MINORS, CONCENTRATIONS: Teacher Education Majors certifiable with numerous majors in the area of Elementary Education and Secondary Education. Majors in Physical Education. Also non-certifiable majors in Athletic Training, Exercise Science/Health Promotion, Social Work, and Nursing (BS and RN - BSN).
Special Features: Honored as a "Leadership Institution" by the Association of American Colleges & Universities; Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of the Best Colleges in New England, one of America's Best Value Colleges, and a Green Institution; Honors Program; Connecticut's oldest public university; numerous International Exchange programs including Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, China, and the Caribbean; ROTC in conjunction with UCONN; Athletic Conference is the Northeast Conference; Division I intercollegiate athletics for men (basketball, baseball, cross country, track, football, golf, soccer) and for women (basketball, cross country, track, golf, softball, soccer, swimming, volleyball, lacrosse). Campus is fully wireless accessible; 651,000-volume open stack library, 553,200 microform, nearly 3,000 current periodical subscriptions, study and reading space for 1,000 students. Advanced Placement Test, CLEP tests; 400 full-time faculty, 80 percent have doctorates; 17:1 student-faculty ratio; over 120 clubs and organizations including student operated radio, school newspaper, Women's Center, Black Student Union, Latin American Students Organization, and honors and professional organizations; financial assistance in form of scholarships, grants, loans, college work study, part-time employment. A metropolitan, comprehensive, public university; 39 buildings, 294 acres, suburban campus located ten minutes from state capital, Hartford, and two hours from Boston and New York City.
Admissions Requirements: Freshman candidates must be graduates of an approved secondary school or have an equivalency diploma and have completed at least 12 units of college-preparatory work, including 4 years of English, 3 years of Mathematics (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2), 2 years of a Science (1 year Lab. Science), 3 years of Social Science including at least 1 year of U.S. History, 3 years of Foreign Language(s) recommended. A music audition is required for Music majors. Candidates should be in the top half of their graduation class and must submit satisfactory SAT scores. Achievement tests and interviews are not required. Transfer students are particularly encouraged to apply. 12 or more transferable credits with cumulative GPA of 2.0 required of transfers.
High School Transcript,
Minimum Credits: 12,
Minimum GPA: 2.0