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Fall 2009 - Fall 2013 Student Enrollment Trends by Academic Major
Graduate & Undergraduate
College of Science
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  Fall Changes from
12 to 13
5-Yr Changes
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Major Degree N% N% N% N% N% N% N%
Actuarial Sciences CERG 6 0.2 6 0.2 5 0.1 3 0.1 5 0.1 2 66.7 - 1 - 16.7
Advanced Biomedical Sciences CERG -- 52 1.6 70 2.1 80 2.4 71 2.1 - 9 - 11.3 NANA
Applied and Engineering Physics MS 10 0.3 13 0.4 11 0.3 17 0.5 13 0.4 - 4 - 23.5 3 30.0
Astronomy BA 5 0.2 4 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 - 4 - 80.0
 BS 18 0.6 18 0.6 18 0.5 21 0.6 25 0.7 4 19.0 7 38.9
Biodefense PHD 8 0.3 5 0.2 3 0.1 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 - 7 - 87.5
Bioinformatics MS 3 0.1 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
 PHD 26 0.9 20 0.6 11 0.3 7 0.2 1 0.0 - 6 - 85.7 - 25 - 96.2
Bioinformatics Management MS 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- 1 0.0 -- NANA NANA
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology MS 31 1.0 19 0.6 14 0.4 23 0.7 18 0.5 - 5 - 21.7 - 13 - 41.9
 PHD 11 0.4 18 0.6 29 0.9 39 1.1 44 1.3 5 12.8 33 300.0
 CERG 3 0.1 2 0.1 4 0.1 4 0.1 4 0.1 0 0.0 1 33.3
Biology BA 149 5.0 157 4.9 159 4.7 136 4.0 121 3.5 - 15 - 11.0 - 28 - 18.8
 BS 1,068 36.0 1,087 33.7 1,094 32.5 1,080 31.8 1,141 33.2 61 5.6 73 6.8
 MS 26 0.9 31 1.0 34 1.0 41 1.2 41 1.2 0 0.0 15 57.7
Biomedical Sciences MS -- -- 22 0.7 23 0.7 15 0.4 - 8 - 34.8 NANA
Biosciences PHD 37 1.2 39 1.2 39 1.2 36 1.1 37 1.1 1 2.8 0 0.0
Chemistry BA 28 0.9 29 0.9 29 0.9 22 0.6 23 0.7 1 4.5 - 5 - 17.9
 BS 196 6.6 231 7.2 235 7.0 263 7.7 240 7.0 - 23 - 8.7 44 22.4
 MS 37 1.2 35 1.1 31 0.9 30 0.9 23 0.7 - 7 - 23.3 - 14 - 37.8
Chemistry & Biochemistry PHD 9 0.3 16 0.5 20 0.6 26 0.8 28 0.8 2 7.7 19 211.1
Climate Dynamics PHD 17 0.6 22 0.7 18 0.5 20 0.6 21 0.6 1 5.0 4 23.5
Computational & Data Sciences BS 7 0.2 6 0.2 9 0.3 13 0.4 9 0.3 - 4 - 30.8 2 28.6
Computational Science MS 9 0.3 10 0.3 11 0.3 8 0.2 10 0.3 2 25.0 1 11.1
Computational Sciences and Informatics PHD 84 2.8 89 2.8 77 2.3 87 2.6 85 2.5 - 2 - 2.3 1 1.2
 NDG 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Computational Tec & Applicat CERG 4 0.1 2 0.1 2 0.1 2 0.1 3 0.1 1 50.0 - 1 - 25.0
Earth Science BS 71 2.4 75 2.3 57 1.7 52 1.5 57 1.7 5 9.6 - 14 - 19.7
Earth Systems Science MS 14 0.5 12 0.4 7 0.2 4 0.1 2 0.1 - 2 - 50.0 - 12 - 85.7
Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences PHD 60 2.0 70 2.2 75 2.2 79 2.3 82 2.4 3 3.8 22 36.7
Environmental Management CERG 3 0.1 3 0.1 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Environmental Science BS -- 4 0.1 38 1.1 77 2.3 102 3.0 25 32.5 NANA
Environmental Science and Policy MS 58 2.0 51 1.6 67 2.0 71 2.1 61 1.8 - 10 - 14.1 3 5.2
Environmental Science and Public Policy PHD 102 3.4 113 3.5 107 3.2 97 2.9 95 2.8 - 2 - 2.1 - 7 - 6.9
Forensic Science BS -- -- 14 0.4 54 1.6 95 2.8 41 75.9 NANA
 MS -- 41 1.3 71 2.1 94 2.8 82 2.4 - 12 - 12.8 NANA
Forensics CERG 20 0.7 14 0.4 11 0.3 11 0.3 10 0.3 - 1 - 9.1 - 10 - 50.0
Geographic & Cartographic Sciences MS 62 2.1 59 1.8 51 1.5 56 1.6 50 1.5 - 6 - 10.7 - 12 - 19.4
Geographic Information Science CERG 9 0.3 15 0.5 10 0.3 8 0.2 4 0.1 - 4 - 50.0 - 5 - 55.6
Geography BA 30 1.0 40 1.2 39 1.2 30 0.9 47 1.4 17 56.7 17 56.7
 BS 30 1.0 32 1.0 27 0.8 25 0.7 27 0.8 2 8.0 - 3 - 10.0
Geoinformatics and Geospatial Intelligence MS -- 6 0.2 46 1.4 37 1.1 32 0.9 - 5 - 13.5 NANA
Geology BA 17 0.6 16 0.5 15 0.4 16 0.5 17 0.5 1 6.3 0 0.0
Geospatial Intelligence CERG 25 0.8 60 1.9 20 0.6 15 0.4 9 0.3 - 6 - 40.0 - 16 - 64.0
Global & Environmental Change BS 31 1.0 36 1.1 28 0.8 20 0.6 7 0.2 - 13 - 65.0 - 24 - 77.4
Mathematics BA 41 1.4 36 1.1 46 1.4 41 1.2 41 1.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
 BS 111 3.7 117 3.6 132 3.9 127 3.7 138 4.0 11 8.7 27 24.3
 MS 23 0.8 20 0.6 24 0.7 32 0.9 24 0.7 - 8 - 25.0 1 4.3
 PHD 21 0.7 24 0.7 28 0.8 35 1.0 38 1.1 3 8.6 17 81.0
 NDG 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Medical Laboratory Science BS 67 2.3 81 2.5 73 2.2 69 2.0 54 1.6 - 15 - 21.7 - 13 - 19.4
Neuroscience PHD 22 0.7 21 0.7 22 0.7 21 0.6 26 0.8 5 23.8 4 18.2
Non-Degree Contract Course NDG -- -- -- -- 1 0.0 NANA NANA
Physical Sciences PHD 14 0.5 9 0.3 6 0.2 4 0.1 1 0.0 - 3 - 75.0 - 13 - 92.9
Physics BS 62 2.1 70 2.2 91 2.7 94 2.8 93 2.7 - 1 - 1.1 31 50.0
 PHD 32 1.1 37 1.1 40 1.2 37 1.1 39 1.1 2 5.4 7 21.9
Remote Sensing & Image Processng CERG 2 0.1 4 0.1 4 0.1 4 0.1 4 0.1 0 0.0 2 100.0
Undeclared BPRE 2 0.1 2 0.1 2 0.1 2 0.1 3 0.1 1 50.0 1 50.0
 NDG 131 4.4 123 3.8 106 3.2 78 2.3 82 2.4 4 5.1 - 49 - 37.4
 NDU 109 3.7 120 3.7 160 4.8 124 3.6 132 3.8 8 6.5 23 21.1
Unit Total 2,964 100.0 3,224 100.0 3,364 100.0 3,398 100.0 3,435 100.0 37 1.1 471 15.9