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Global and Social Sciences

The Global and Social Sciences exploratory area contains majors that are ideal for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the social sciences such as psychology and education or who are considering studies in law. Exploratory majors are excellent for students who are unsure about the major they want to pursue or for students who do not meet the criteria for certain majors with selective admissions. These students will have access to an academic advisor who will provide personal guidance with exploring various career options and selecting an appropriate major.

ExploratoryExploratory Freshmen

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education offers programs and services which guide FIU Undergraduates to timely graduation within their chosen major. Students who have not selected a major upon admissions are provided a range of tools and guidance through the Exploratory Studies program. Using six different tracks, the Exploratory Studies Program is dedicated to guiding students into appropriate majors as early as possible in their university career. For all undergraduates attending FIU, Undergraduate Education provides academic advising, first-year success seminars, tutoring services, study abroad and student exchange programs. Transfer and Transition Services provide valuable assistance to entering transfer students.

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History

History studies past human experience in all its imaginable aspects: economic, social, political, cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological. Relying on a variety of documents, historians develop interpretations of a wide range of the human experience, including scientific and technological breakthroughs, famines, the formation, evolution and conflicts of family groups, mass migrations, wars, cultural encounters, and revolutions. History students are trained to be critical readers, good writers, and astute analysts. These qualities and skills are fundamental for success in business activities, public and professional careers, teaching, and advanced studies. A major in history is it is immediately useful for work in law, journalism, museums, libraries, public service, and the business world.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

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History: Social Science Education

History studies past human experience in all its imaginable aspects: economic, social, political, cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological. Relying on a variety of documents, historians develop interpretations of a wide range of the human experience, including scientific and technological breakthroughs, famines, the formation, evolution and conflicts of family groups, mass migrations, wars, cultural encounters, and revolutions. History students are trained to be critical readers, good writers, and astute analysts. These qualities and skills are fundamental for success in business activities, public and professional careers, teaching, and advanced studies. This degree-specific program combines the rigorous requirements of the History B.A. program with content-specific pedagogy to prepare students interested in teaching Social Studies at the secondary level. The History B.A. with Social Studies Education major offers a degree in the discipline with multiple field experiences in diverse classroom settings and culminates in a full-time teaching internship. Upon graduation from the program, students are endorsed for Full Teacher Certification by the State of Florida’s Department of Education.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

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History: Education (Program Description)

History studies past human experience in all its imaginable aspects: economic, social, political, cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological. Relying on a variety of documents, historians develop interpretations of a wide range of the human experience, including scientific and technological breakthroughs, famines, the formation, evolution and conflicts of family groups, mass migrations, wars, cultural encounters, and revolutions. History students are trained to be critical readers, good writers, and astute analysts. These qualities and skills are fundamental for success in business activities, public and professional careers, teaching, and advanced studies. This degree-specific program combines the rigorous requirements of the History B.A. program with content-specific pedagogy to prepare students interested in teaching Social Studies at the secondary level. The History B.A. with Social Studies Education major offers a degree in the discipline with multiple field experiences in diverse classroom settings and culminates in a full-time teaching internship. Upon graduation from the program, students are endorsed for Full Teacher Certification by the State of Florida’s Department of Education.

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Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Arts, Sciences, & Education

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Honors College

Students may pursue any major available in the University and at the same time complete the Honors College curriculum. In most cases, participation in Honors does not increase the number of credits required for graduation. Each term through the third year, students enroll in one Honors seminar that is designed to stimulate thoughtful discussion and creativity and to develop communication skills. Honors seminars have a smaller student/faculty ratio than any other course on campus. In the senior year, students may choose from several options including additional seminars, independent research, and study abroad.

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Honors College

The mission of The Honors College is to provide an intellectual community where outstanding students and dedicated teachers and scholars pursue intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and personal and professional enrichment marked by excellence in all engagements. It is guided by the FIU Value Statement, which espouses a commitment to: freedom of thought and expression; excellence in the pursuit, generation, dissemination, and application of knowledge; respect for the dignity of the individual; respect for the environment; honesty, integrity, and truth; diversity; and service excellence.

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Hospitality Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Hospitality Management: Beverage Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Hospitality Management: Culinary Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Hospitality Management: Event Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Hospitality Management: Hotel/Lodging Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Hospitality Management: Restaurant/Food Service Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Hospitality Management: Travel and Tourism Management

Global development in the hospitality industry provides exceptional opportunities worldwide. Hospitality businesses offer an environment where graduates can become active members of diverse, dynamic teams, achieve significant income, advance strategically in career tracks, and work in attractive surroundings. The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers Bachelor and Master degrees in Hospitality Management and Minors are also available. With the cooperation of industry executives, the School has created an internship program which utilizes the hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, cruise lines and event venues as practice labs for students. Students may participate in Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs in Argentina, Australia, China, Norway, Switzerland, Trinidad and more.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University has maintained a consistent ranking as one of the top hospitality management schools in the United States and has won international recognition. Each year, over 1500 undergraduate and graduate students from every state in the United States and 70 countries choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous locations, impressive faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career advantages in the international hotel, foodservice and tourism industries. Our faculty members combine strong academic credentials with excellent teaching skills and extensive executive-level industry experience.

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Humanities and Arts

The Humanities and Arts Exploratory area contains majors that are ideal for students who are interested in pursuing careers in artistic and creative fields or who are considering studies in law. Exploratory majors are excellent for students who are unsure about the major they want to pursue or for students who do not meet the criteria for certain majors with selective admissions. These students will have access to an academic advisor who will provide personal guidance with exploring various career options and selecting an appropriate major.

ExploratoryExploratory Freshmen

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education offers programs and services which guide FIU Undergraduates to timely graduation within their chosen major. Students who have not selected a major upon admissions are provided a range of tools and guidance through the Exploratory Studies program. Using six different tracks, the Exploratory Studies Program is dedicated to guiding students into appropriate majors as early as possible in their university career. For all undergraduates attending FIU, Undergraduate Education provides academic advising, first-year success seminars, tutoring services, study abroad and student exchange programs. Transfer and Transition Services provide valuable assistance to entering transfer students.

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International Relations

The major in International Relations provides a broad, interdisciplinary education that will equip students for a wide variety of careers. Many of our students have gone on to excel in public service, including careers with local, state, and national governments, and with international and non-governmental organizations. Others have entered the private sector in fields as diverse as banking and finance, consulting, business, journalism, law, marketing, and higher education. The curriculum is designed to expose students to topics that cut across a range of disciplines while also allowing specialization in a student's area of interest.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

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Liberal Studies

The Liberal Studies Program exposes the student to a wide range of courses offered by the College, while granting the opportunity to pursue an individualized program of study under the Liberal Studies guidelines. These guidelines consist of six categories of courses including upper division humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and artistic creation as well as several Interdisciplinary Colloquia. Students may choose any combination of courses within these groups. Within the framework of the liberal arts, the flexibility of the Liberal Studies Program allows students to essentially design their own degree program to meet their personal and career goals. In consultation with a liberal studies advisor, the student will be encouraged to pursue a minor, a certificate, or a double major.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

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