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Fall 2009 - Fall 2013 Student Enrollment Trends by Academic Major
Graduate & Undergraduate
Volgenau School of Engineering
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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%
Adv Networking Protocols-TCOM CERG 3 0.1 2 0.0 1 0.0 -- 1 0.0 NANA - 2 - 66.7
Applied Computer Science BS 32 0.8 56 1.3 74 1.6 97 2.0 113 2.2 16 16.5 81 253.1
Applied Cyber Security CERG -- -- -- -- 3 0.1 NANA NANA
Applied Information Technology BS 898 21.5 995 23.2 1,112 24.3 1,184 24.8 1,252 24.0 68 5.7 354 39.4
 MS 77 1.8 87 2.0 105 2.3 134 2.8 148 2.8 14 10.4 71 92.2
 CERB -- 1 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0 NANA
 NDG 9 0.2 6 0.1 17 0.4 10 0.2 28 0.5 18 180.0 19 211.1
Architecture-Based Systems Integration CERG 5 0.1 1 0.0 -- -- 1 0.0 NANA - 4 - 80.0
Bioengineering BS -- 16 0.4 64 1.4 99 2.1 164 3.1 65 65.7 NANA
Biometrics CERG -- -- -- 1 0.0 -- NANA NANA
Biostatistics MS -- -- -- -- 2 0.0 NANA NANA
 CERG -- 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
Civil Infrscture and Security Engr CERG 1 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- 1 0.0 NANA 0 0.0
Civil and Infrastructure Engr BS 285 6.8 279 6.5 295 6.4 299 6.3 316 6.1 17 5.7 31 10.9
 MS 49 1.2 60 1.4 67 1.5 58 1.2 42 0.8 - 16 - 27.6 - 7 - 14.3
 PHD 7 0.2 13 0.3 16 0.3 13 0.3 13 0.2 0 0.0 6 85.7
 NDG 9 0.2 18 0.4 16 0.3 8 0.2 8 0.2 0 0.0 - 1 - 11.1
Command, Control, Communications, Computing, and Intelligence CERG -- 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
Communications & Networking CERG -- -- -- -- 1 0.0 NANA NANA
Computational Modeling CERG -- 1 0.0 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Computer & Electronics Engineering BS 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Computer Engineering BS 165 4.0 165 3.8 174 3.8 196 4.1 190 3.6 - 6 - 3.1 25 15.2
 MS 54 1.3 35 0.8 46 1.0 50 1.0 58 1.1 8 16.0 4 7.4
 NDG 2 0.0 5 0.1 1 0.0 4 0.1 2 0.0 - 2 - 50.0 0 0.0
Computer Forensics MS 9 0.2 57 1.3 79 1.7 86 1.8 95 1.8 9 10.5 86 955.6
 NDG 11 0.3 9 0.2 8 0.2 6 0.1 2 0.0 - 4 - 66.7 - 9 - 81.8
Computer Networking CERG -- -- 2 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
Computer Science BS 384 9.2 423 9.9 452 9.9 453 9.5 564 10.8 111 24.5 180 46.9
 MS 152 3.6 156 3.6 148 3.2 140 2.9 138 2.6 - 2 - 1.4 - 14 - 9.2
 PHD 88 2.1 96 2.2 101 2.2 114 2.4 123 2.4 9 7.9 35 39.8
 CERB -- 1 0.0 5 0.1 6 0.1 5 0.1 - 1 - 16.7 NANA
 NDG 38 0.9 31 0.7 30 0.7 22 0.5 17 0.3 - 5 - 22.7 - 21 - 55.3
Data Analytics CERG -- -- -- -- 3 0.1 NANA NANA
Data Mining CERG -- 2 0.0 1 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
Database Management CERG -- 1 0.0 -- -- 1 0.0 NANA NANA
Discovery, Design, and Innovation CERG 1 0.0 -- 1 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
E-commerce NDG 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Electrical Engineering BS 262 6.3 262 6.1 260 5.7 304 6.4 334 6.4 30 9.9 72 27.5
 MS 120 2.9 109 2.5 98 2.1 88 1.8 115 2.2 27 30.7 - 5 - 4.2
 NDG 37 0.9 25 0.6 21 0.5 21 0.4 19 0.4 - 2 - 9.5 - 18 - 48.6
Electrical and Computer Engineering PHD 46 1.1 63 1.5 62 1.4 69 1.4 67 1.3 - 2 - 2.9 21 45.7
Electronics & Comm Engineering BS 14 0.3 6 0.1 2 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
Federal Statistics CERG 4 0.1 4 0.1 3 0.1 2 0.0 4 0.1 2 100.0 0 0.0
Foundations of Info Systems CERG 1 0.0 8 0.2 2 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Foundations of Real Estate Development CERG 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Geotechnical Construction and Structural Engineering MENG -- -- -- 16 0.3 23 0.4 7 43.8 NANA
Information Engineering CERG 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Information Security and Assurance MS 85 2.0 72 1.7 91 2.0 98 2.0 73 1.4 - 25 - 25.5 - 12 - 14.1
 CERG 2 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.0 - 1 - 33.3 0 0.0
 NDG 11 0.3 11 0.3 15 0.3 8 0.2 9 0.2 1 12.5 - 2 - 18.2
Information Systems MS 157 3.8 124 2.9 114 2.5 88 1.8 79 1.5 - 9 - 10.2 - 78 - 49.7
 NDG 29 0.7 20 0.5 18 0.4 20 0.4 8 0.2 - 12 - 60.0 - 21 - 72.4
Information Systems Security CERG 2 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Information Technology ENGR 8 0.2 8 0.2 5 0.1 6 0.1 5 0.1 - 1 - 16.7 - 3 - 37.5
 PHD 181 4.3 159 3.7 152 3.3 142 3.0 110 2.1 - 32 - 22.5 - 71 - 39.2
Intelligence Technologies CERG -- -- -- 2 0.0 1 0.0 - 1 - 50.0 NANA
Intelligent Agents CERG -- -- -- 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 NANA
Leading Technical Enterprises CERG 4 0.1 3 0.1 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Military Operations Research CERG 2 0.0 2 0.0 -- 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 - 1 - 50.0
Network Technologies and Applications CERG 1 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0
Non-Degree Contract Course NDG 6 0.1 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
 NDU 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Operations Research MS 60 1.4 60 1.4 60 1.3 60 1.3 55 1.1 - 5 - 8.3 - 5 - 8.3
 NDG 6 0.1 5 0.1 9 0.2 11 0.2 7 0.1 - 4 - 36.4 1 16.7
Signal Processing CERG 1 0.0 2 0.0 -- 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Software Architecture CERG -- 2 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- NANA NANA
Software Engineering MS 120 2.9 110 2.6 102 2.2 113 2.4 111 2.1 - 2 - 1.8 - 9 - 7.5
 CERG 1 0.0 2 0.0 1 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.0 - 1 - 33.3 1 100.0
 NDG 19 0.5 16 0.4 18 0.4 19 0.4 13 0.2 - 6 - 31.6 - 6 - 31.6
Software Systems Engineering MS 1 0.0 1 0.0 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Statistical Science MS 48 1.2 46 1.1 43 0.9 52 1.1 50 1.0 - 2 - 3.8 2 4.2
 PHD 15 0.4 18 0.4 21 0.5 20 0.4 21 0.4 1 5.0 6 40.0
 NDG 11 0.3 9 0.2 14 0.3 8 0.2 12 0.2 4 50.0 1 9.1
Syst Engineering Analys & Arch CERG -- 1 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0 NANA
Syst Engr for Comp, Info, & Soft Int Sys CERG 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Systems Engineering BS 85 2.0 97 2.3 118 2.6 137 2.9 168 3.2 31 22.6 83 97.6
 MS 116 2.8 98 2.3 90 2.0 81 1.7 72 1.4 - 9 - 11.1 - 44 - 37.9
 NDG 14 0.3 7 0.2 17 0.4 15 0.3 9 0.2 - 6 - 40.0 - 5 - 35.7
Systems Engineering and Operations Research PHD 28 0.7 37 0.9 39 0.9 32 0.7 33 0.6 1 3.1 5 17.9
Systems Engineering of Software Intensive Systems CERG 1 0.0 1 0.0 3 0.1 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
TCOM Forensics and Security CERG -- 1 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0 NANA
Telecommunications MS 189 4.5 172 4.0 156 3.4 137 2.9 166 3.2 29 21.2 - 23 - 12.2
 NDG 20 0.5 17 0.4 19 0.4 21 0.4 13 0.2 - 8 - 38.1 - 7 - 35.0
Undeclared BPRE 154 3.7 166 3.9 165 3.6 189 4.0 315 6.0 126 66.7 161 104.5
 NDG 5 0.1 1 0.0 2 0.0 1 0.0 -- NANA NANA
 NDU 21 0.5 19 0.4 27 0.6 20 0.4 9 0.2 - 11 - 55.0 - 12 - 57.1
Water Resources Engineering CERG 1 0.0 -- 1 0.0 -- -- NANA NANA
Web-based Software Engineering CERG -- -- -- 1 0.0 2 0.0 1 100.0 NANA
Unit Total 4,173 100.0 4,287 100.0 4,576 100.0 4,781 100.0 5,211 100.0 430 9.0 1,038 24.9