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  • Top 84% in men's golf in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 30% for spending per athlete in men's golf in Division I
  • Top 11% in men's golf in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 12% in men's golf in Division I for SAT score
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Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
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On Campus
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Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
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  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Finance, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Latin American Studies 0
Women's Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 13
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 91
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 101
Business Administration and Management, General 15
Business/Managerial Economics 19
Finance, General 218
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 5
Management Information Systems, General 38
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 84
Organizational Leadership 10
Real Estate 0
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 137
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 25
Secondary Education and Teaching 5
Chemical Engineering 50
Civil Engineering, General 47
Computer Engineering, General 29
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 27
Mechanical Engineering 76
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 36
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
French Language and Literature 4
Italian Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 6
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 222
History, General 27
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 10
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 18
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 26
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 40
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 1
International/Global Studies 14
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 28
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 12
Environmental Studies 6
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies 2
Philosophy 4
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 6
Chemistry, General 15
Physical Sciences 32
Physics, General 7
Psychology, General 68
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 0
Social Sciences
Criminology 13
Economics, General 96
Geography 0
Political Science and Government, General 77
Sociology 12
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2

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