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CSU Monterey: Academics

Academic Calendar

Calendar system:semester system (two terms comprise academic year)

Academic Experience

Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year:82%
Student:Faculty ratio:25:1
Total faculty:221 men, 276 women, 497 total
Full-time faculty:76 men, 76 women, 152 total
Part-time faculty:145 men, 200 women, 345 total
Graduation rate:53% within six years

Required Undergraduate Curriculum

General education/core curriculum is required:yes
Minor requirements:not required for graduation
Physical education is required:yes
There are religious requirements for graduation:no

Programs Offered

Special programs offered:student-designed majors, double majors, independent study, accelerated program, internships, distance learning
Education certifications are offered:yes
Education certifications:elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, special education, bilingual/bicultural
Cooperative programs are offered:no
Graduate schools/programs are offered:yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes:yes
Other special or unique academic programs:Moss Landing Marine Lab program.
Army ROTC:not offered
Navy ROTC:not offered
Air Force ROTC:not offered

List of Majors

​Bachelor's Degrees:​​
  • Business Administration
  • Collaborative Health/Human Services
  • Earth Systems Science/Policy
  • Global Studies
  • Human Communication
  • Human Performance/Wellness​
  • Integrated Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences
  • Telecommunications/Multimedia/Applied Computing
  • Teledramatic Arts/Technology
  • Visual/Public Art
  • World Languages/Cultures